The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 66 54 66
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.37% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £313 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
- +68.18%
Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
673 538 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.99% 89.97% 95.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 245 368
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 94
Average hourly rate £23.00 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.15 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Analyst across the Cambridgeshire region.

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 4 £313 -
Cambridge - - - -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Wiki
3 2 (33.33%) Mingle
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) Mingle
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA