The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 130 135 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.080% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £250 £260 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
QA Analyst
England

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 of England 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 of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2409 2654 2756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.17% 95.57% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1360 1494 1529
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 239 226
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex 0 2 £250 -3.84%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, QA 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 East of England region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bugzilla
1 2 (40.00%) FogBugz
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Data Transformation
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Data Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
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