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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 163 151 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.095% 0.088% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.092% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Median daily rate £506 £388 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.64% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £378 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £478 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.20 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+46.80% -
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
3021 3262 5471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.45% 95.55% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2398 2590 4200
Median daily rate £488 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 104
Median hourly rate £19.00 £21.06 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +20.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £41.65 £22.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
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 10 December 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) Derivative
5 2 (22.22%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Kanban
6 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 1 (11.11%) Android
6 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Swaptions
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
6 1 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Android Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Xcode
General
1 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Equities
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
1 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Hedge funds
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Apple
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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