The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank - 87 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.069% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.072% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 - -
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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 East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1456 1385 1265
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.51% 95.58% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 706 611
Average daily rate £350 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 122 106
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Analyst across the East Midlands region.

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

QA Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Telerik
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
2 3 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Telerik