The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 2 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 538 511 476
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 31 28 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.065% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 21
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£350 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £274 £340
% change year-on-year
+32.42% -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 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
44075 43066 37782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.39% 92.55% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 27490 25926 22039
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £565 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1726 1867 2114
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

QA Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

QA Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

QA Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 23 £275 -33.33% 8
Yorkshire - 5 £375 - 2
South East -16 2 £247 -21.58% 4
North West -11 1 - -
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 5
North East - - - -
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 62 (100.00%) QA
2 34 (54.84%) Selenium
3 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
5 25 (40.32%) SQL
6 22 (35.48%) Finance
7 19 (30.65%) Java
7 19 (30.65%) TDD
8 18 (29.03%) .NET
8 18 (29.03%) BDD
9 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
10 15 (24.19%) ISEB
10 15 (24.19%) QuickTest Pro
10 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
11 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
12 13 (20.97%) JIRA
12 13 (20.97%) ISTQB
13 12 (19.35%) Web Services
13 12 (19.35%) WebDriver
14 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (16.13%) Open Source
15 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
15 10 (16.13%) XML
15 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
15 10 (16.13%) Banking
15 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
16 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
16 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
16 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
16 9 (14.52%) Analytics

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 4 (6.45%) Confluence
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
2 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 1 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Summit
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.61%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Intranet
2 1 (1.61%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.06%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.06%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) MySQL
4 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (54.84%) Selenium
2 15 (24.19%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (20.97%) JIRA
4 12 (19.35%) WebDriver
5 11 (17.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (16.13%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.06%) Sahi
7 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
7 5 (8.06%) WATIR
7 5 (8.06%) TeamCity
8 4 (6.45%) NUnit
9 3 (4.84%) JMeter
9 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio
9 3 (4.84%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.23%) Moq
10 2 (3.23%) TestNG
10 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.23%) JUnit
10 2 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
4 2 (3.23%) Legal
4 2 (3.23%) Electronics
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) XML
4 8 (12.90%) MSMQ
5 4 (6.45%) RESTful
5 4 (6.45%) Gherkin
6 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 2 (3.23%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (3.23%) WCF
6 2 (3.23%) WF
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.61%) Mustache
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Open Source
2 4 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.23%) iPhone
3 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.61%) DTV
4 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.61%) Equities
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) UNIX
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
1 1 (1.61%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (46.77%) Test Automation
3 19 (30.65%) TDD
4 18 (29.03%) BDD
5 17 (27.42%) Automated Testing
6 15 (24.19%) Manual Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.13%) Software Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Asset Management
8 9 (14.52%) Analytics
9 8 (12.90%) Automation Testing
9 8 (12.90%) ITIL
9 8 (12.90%) PRINCE2
9 8 (12.90%) Scrum
10 6 (9.68%) Migration
10 6 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 6 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 4 (6.45%) Agile Testing
11 4 (6.45%) SOA
11 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 8 (12.90%) Ruby
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) Scala
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (24.19%) ISEB
2 13 (20.97%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) VCP4
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (22.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Sybase
2 6 (9.68%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.23%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.61%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) SAP
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
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