The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 173 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 4 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.21% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.22% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 7
Median daily rate £494 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £320 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £306 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
QA Analyst
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3341 5043 5550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.10% 95.17% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2674 3942 4004
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 79 99
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £31.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, QA Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) JIRA
5 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Equities
5 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) ETL
5 2 (15.38%) C#
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
5 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
6 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
6 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
6 1 (7.69%) SoapUI

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) ODBC
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Equities
3 1 (7.69%) Derivative
3 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (7.69%) Swaptions
3 1 (7.69%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
2 2 (15.38%) ETL
2 2 (15.38%) Manual Testing
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
3 1 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
3 1 (7.69%) Internal Audit
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE
3 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) QMS
3 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
3 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
3 1 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) ATG
1 1 (7.69%) hybris
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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