The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 197 201 216
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 7
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £503 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £285 £345
% change year-on-year
+22.80% -17.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5491 5436 6581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.38% 92.15% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4265 3966 4836
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 92 169
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.82 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

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 29 July 2015.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 16 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 10 (62.50%) Banking
5 8 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
6 7 (43.75%) .NET
6 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 7 (43.75%) Sybase
6 7 (43.75%) ISEB
6 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
7 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
7 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Migration
7 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
7 6 (37.50%) Analytics
8 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
9 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (18.75%) JIRA
9 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
9 3 (18.75%) SDLC
9 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 3 (18.75%) HP
10 2 (12.50%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Algorithms
2 2 (12.50%) Derivative
2 2 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (12.50%) EFT
2 2 (12.50%) Fixed Income
2 2 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (6.25%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Analytics
3 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) PRINCE2
3 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 6 (37.50%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (18.75%) Integration Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
5 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Cash Management
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) ISEB
1 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Sybase
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft