The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +1.66%
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 Dorset 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
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 179 272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 98.43% 92.27% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 109 155
Average daily rate £360 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £175 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 15 32
Average hourly rate £16.62 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £34.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Analyst across the Dorset region.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

QA Analyst
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP