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 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 542 526 468
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -58
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 34 34 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.075% 0.077% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 24
Average daily rate
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£350 £475 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.31% +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £521 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £281 £345
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -18.47%
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
45333 44161 38662
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.46% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27997 26983 22727
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1804 1877 2051
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 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 30 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 +2 24 £313 -34.21% 7
Yorkshire - 5 £375 -
South East -16 3 - - 2
South West -6 2 £200 -
East of England - - - - 3
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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 58 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (48.28%) Selenium
4 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
5 24 (41.38%) Finance
5 24 (41.38%) SQL
6 17 (29.31%) .NET
7 16 (27.59%) ISEB
8 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
8 15 (25.86%) TDD
9 14 (24.14%) Java
9 14 (24.14%) Manual Testing
9 14 (24.14%) BDD
9 14 (24.14%) Automated Testing
9 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
10 13 (22.41%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (18.97%) JIRA
11 11 (18.97%) Banking
11 11 (18.97%) Analytics
12 10 (17.24%) Web Services
12 10 (17.24%) XML
12 10 (17.24%) ITIL
12 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
12 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
12 10 (17.24%) Sybase
12 10 (17.24%) MSMQ
12 10 (17.24%) Investment Banking
12 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
13 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (15.52%) Software Testing

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 3 (5.17%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Drupal
3 1 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.90%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Intranet
1 1 (1.72%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
2 5 (8.62%) NoSQL
3 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.72%) MySQL
5 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (48.28%) Selenium
2 15 (25.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 10 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 9 (15.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
7 4 (6.90%) SoapUI
7 4 (6.90%) TeamCity
7 4 (6.90%) NUnit
8 3 (5.17%) WATIR
8 3 (5.17%) Sahi
8 3 (5.17%) SpecFlow
9 2 (3.45%) Moq
9 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.45%) Subversion
10 1 (1.72%) JMeter
10 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.72%) Toad
10 1 (1.72%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 24 (41.38%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Banking
3 10 (17.24%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) Web Services
2 10 (17.24%) XML
2 10 (17.24%) MSMQ
3 4 (6.90%) RESTful
3 4 (6.90%) Gherkin
3 4 (6.90%) SOAP
4 2 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (3.45%) WCF
4 2 (3.45%) WF
5 1 (1.72%) J2EE
5 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.72%) Mustache
5 1 (1.72%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Open Source
2 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.45%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.45%) Equities
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
4 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.72%) DTV
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.10%) Test Automation
3 15 (25.86%) TDD
4 14 (24.14%) BDD
4 14 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 14 (24.14%) Automated Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Analytics
6 10 (17.24%) ITIL
6 10 (17.24%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.52%) Asset Management
7 9 (15.52%) Migration
7 9 (15.52%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.79%) Automation Testing
9 7 (12.07%) Data Migration
10 6 (10.34%) Scrum
11 5 (8.62%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.90%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
13 3 (5.17%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (41.38%) SQL
2 14 (24.14%) Java
3 6 (10.34%) C#
3 6 (10.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (27.59%) ISEB
2 14 (24.14%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.17%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (22.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Sybase
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) HP
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (1.72%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
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