The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 34 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.54% 1.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.63% 1.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-14.72% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
245 182 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 94.59% 97.85% 97.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 92 141
Average daily rate £305 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.86% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £250 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 7 7
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £35.37 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Analyst in the job title across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Analyst across the Brighton region.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

QA Analyst
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Windows

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton region that cited QA Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
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