The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 531 480 533
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +53
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 35 49 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.12% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 15
Average daily rate £475 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £245 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48348 40743 51574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.77% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 29873 23952 29018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 2112 2464
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.13 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
QA Test Analyst
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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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -43 29 £500 +45.45% 5
South East -14 3 £330 +16.29% 3
East of England -31 2 £325 -7.14%
South West -15 1 - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) QA
2 24 (48.00%) Selenium
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Finance
3 19 (38.00%) Automated Testing
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 17 (34.00%) C#
6 15 (30.00%) FitNesse
6 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
7 13 (26.00%) .NET
7 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
8 12 (24.00%) BDD
9 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
10 10 (20.00%) Web Services
10 10 (20.00%) Client/Server
11 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
12 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
12 8 (16.00%) ISEB
12 8 (16.00%) XML
12 8 (16.00%) Java
13 7 (14.00%) Degree
13 7 (14.00%) Banking
13 7 (14.00%) Ruby
14 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
14 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
14 6 (12.00%) TDD
15 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
15 5 (10.00%) Oracle

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 (8.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) Drupal
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) QlikView
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Selenium
2 15 (30.00%) FitNesse
3 9 (18.00%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (8.00%) WATIR
5 4 (8.00%) Sahi
6 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.00%) JIRA
7 2 (4.00%) RIATest
7 2 (4.00%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.00%) JMeter
8 1 (2.00%) ClearQuest
8 1 (2.00%) TestPartner
8 1 (2.00%) Maven
8 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.00%) WinRunner
8 1 (2.00%) JUnit
8 1 (2.00%) RSpec
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 2 (4.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) Web Services
3 8 (16.00%) XML
4 4 (8.00%) Mustache
4 4 (8.00%) Sass
5 3 (6.00%) REST
6 2 (4.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.00%) FpML
7 1 (2.00%) Spring
7 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.00%) HTML
7 1 (2.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) WCF
7 1 (2.00%) WPF
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 5 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) NHS
3 3 (6.00%) Derivative
4 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Wiki
5 1 (2.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.00%) Automation Testing
5 12 (24.00%) BDD
6 11 (22.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Software Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Performance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (12.00%) TDD
9 4 (8.00%) Web Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
10 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
10 2 (4.00%) CRM
10 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.00%) Content Management
10 2 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 17 (34.00%) C#
3 8 (16.00%) Java
4 7 (14.00%) Ruby
5 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) VBScript
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) ISEB
2 7 (14.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (4.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.00%) Sophis
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Sybase
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
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