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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 177 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 7 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.069% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.074% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £274 £340
% change year-on-year
+36.98% -19.48%
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
4780 5413 5331
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.07% 93.31% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3657 3807 3953
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 128
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £33.28 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
4 6 (66.67%) Analytics
4 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Migration
4 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
4 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (66.67%) Banking
4 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
4 6 (66.67%) ISEB
4 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (66.67%) Sybase
4 6 (66.67%) ITIL
4 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
5 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
6 1 (11.11%) Sahi
6 1 (11.11%) Open Source
6 1 (11.11%) VCP4
6 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) Sahi
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) WATIR
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Equities
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Analytics
2 6 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISEB
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Sybase
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