The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 167 179 200
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 4 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £513 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £418 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £301 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
QA Test 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
3241 4480 5551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.93% 95.14% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2580 3533 4061
Median daily rate £475 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 68 112
Median hourly rate £17.17 £16.95 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £24.04 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Test 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 Test Analyst across the City of London region.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Swaptions
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement

QA Test 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 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Equities
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Development
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA