The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 12 September 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 191 201 208
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 9 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.28% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.30% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
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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 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
5456 6663 7294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.24% 92.45% 92.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3999 4840 5249
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 142 176
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £34.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 12 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) BDD
3 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (31.25%) .NET
4 5 (31.25%) Java
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 4 (25.00%) Ruby
5 4 (25.00%) WATIR
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) FitNesse
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Sahi
6 3 (18.75%) Node.js
6 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
6 3 (18.75%) Mustache
6 3 (18.75%) Sass
7 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
7 2 (12.50%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
1 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 6 (37.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 4 (25.00%) WATIR
5 3 (18.75%) FitNesse
5 3 (18.75%) SpecFlow
5 3 (18.75%) Sahi
6 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
7 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (6.25%) JIRA
7 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
7 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 1 (6.25%) Capybara
7 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
7 1 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) XML
3 3 (18.75%) Mustache
3 3 (18.75%) Sass
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) RESTful
4 1 (6.25%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 1 (6.25%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Spread Betting
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (43.75%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (18.75%) Automated Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) SEO
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Test Management
7 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) C#
2 4 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) SunGard
2 1 (6.25%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
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