The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 564 542 562
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +20
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 46 76 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 40
Median daily rate £323 £319 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £229 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £456 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £280 £236
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
QA Test Analyst
UK

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
43243 48091 49053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.58% 94.95% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 28473 31109 31489
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1507 1878 2039
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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 3 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
London -17 19 £339 -3.21% 10
South East +32 15 £300 -14.89% 3
East of England +14 3 £300 - 2
West Midlands -9 3 £375 +31.57%
South West +7 2 £363 +3.57% 3
North West -6 2 £175 -31.37% 1
Yorkshire +12 1 £263 -52.27%
North East -32 1 - -
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QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, QA Test 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 England region featuring QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (49.44%) Selenium
4 27 (30.34%) JIRA
4 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
5 26 (29.21%) Cucumber
5 26 (29.21%) SQL
6 21 (23.60%) Java
7 20 (22.47%) Manual Testing
8 18 (20.22%) .NET
8 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
9 17 (19.10%) BDD
10 16 (17.98%) Automation Testing
10 16 (17.98%) TDD
11 15 (16.85%) C#
11 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
12 14 (15.73%) Unix
12 14 (15.73%) Regression Testing
12 14 (15.73%) Finance
13 13 (14.61%) Banking
13 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.61%) Performance Testing
14 12 (13.48%) WebDriver
14 12 (13.48%) XML
15 11 (12.36%) Scrum
16 10 (11.24%) Publishing
16 10 (11.24%) HTML
16 10 (11.24%) Oracle
16 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.24%) ISEB

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.87%) Confluence
2 6 (6.74%) CMS
3 3 (3.37%) Drupal
4 2 (2.25%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) SAS
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.25%) Mingle
3 1 (1.12%) HipChat
3 1 (1.12%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) HTTP
1 1 (1.12%) Internet
1 1 (1.12%) MQTT
1 1 (1.12%) PuTTY
1 1 (1.12%) RTSP
1 1 (1.12%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.37%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.25%) MySQL
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.12%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.12%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 44 (49.44%) Selenium
2 27 (30.34%) JIRA
3 26 (29.21%) Cucumber
4 12 (13.48%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.99%) Jenkins
6 7 (7.87%) Appium
6 7 (7.87%) Gatling
6 7 (7.87%) JMeter
7 6 (6.74%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.62%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.49%) LoadRunner
9 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.25%) Burp Suite
11 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.25%) JUnit
11 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Banking
3 10 (11.24%) Publishing
4 6 (6.74%) Marketing
5 5 (5.62%) Back Office
5 5 (5.62%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Law
6 2 (2.25%) Retail
7 1 (1.12%) French Language
7 1 (1.12%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.22%) .NET
2 12 (13.48%) XML
3 10 (11.24%) HTML
4 7 (7.87%) HTML5
5 5 (5.62%) Gherkin
6 4 (4.49%) ASP.NET
6 4 (4.49%) CSS
6 4 (4.49%) Node.js
6 4 (4.49%) RESTful
7 3 (3.37%) AngularJS
7 3 (3.37%) WebSockets
7 3 (3.37%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.25%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.25%) Spring
8 2 (2.25%) Web Services
9 1 (1.12%) CSS3
9 1 (1.12%) JSON
9 1 (1.12%) Mason
9 1 (1.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.62%) Fixed Income
3 5 (5.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.62%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) Derivative
4 4 (4.49%) Equities
5 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.25%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.25%) Swaptions
7 1 (1.12%) EPoS
7 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) iPad
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 14 (15.73%) Unix
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 7 (7.87%) Android
3 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.87%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
4 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (53.93%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
3 20 (22.47%) Manual Testing
4 18 (20.22%) Automated Testing
5 17 (19.10%) BDD
6 16 (17.98%) Automation Testing
6 16 (17.98%) TDD
7 15 (16.85%) Test Automation
8 14 (15.73%) Regression Testing
9 13 (14.61%) Performance Testing
10 11 (12.36%) Scrum
11 9 (10.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Functional Testing
12 7 (7.87%) Validation
13 6 (6.74%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (6.74%) Defect Management
13 6 (6.74%) Defect Tracking
13 6 (6.74%) QA Automation
13 6 (6.74%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.74%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (29.21%) SQL
2 21 (23.60%) Java
3 15 (16.85%) C#
4 13 (14.61%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.62%) Python
6 4 (4.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.37%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) PHP
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
8 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (11.24%) ISEB
2 9 (10.11%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.99%) Degree
4 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) WAI
2 2 (2.25%) WCAG
3 1 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.12%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.12%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.24%) Microsoft
1 10 (11.24%) Oracle
2 4 (4.49%) HP
3 3 (3.37%) Sybase
4 2 (2.25%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.12%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) OpenText
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
West London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Nakama
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £200 to £300 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago