The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality 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 Quality Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 536 536 488
Rank change year-on-year
0 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 45 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.091% 0.066% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.071% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 23 25
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£375 £378 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £180 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 -
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -
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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
45670 44831 38950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.38% 92.58% 92.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 28976 28139 22977
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1776 1874 1982
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £40.00 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Quality Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Quality Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quality Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Quality Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quality 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 Quality Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 3 June 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 -14 10 £375 -2.53% 2
South West - 8 £350 -
East of England +5 7 £425 - 2
North East - 6 £400 -
South East -3 5 £450 -
West Midlands -11 5 £388 +121.42%
North West - 4 £335 - 1
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Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Analyst in their job title.

1 54 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 34 (37.78%) QA
3 29 (32.22%) SQL
4 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (18.89%) Selenium
6 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 15 (16.67%) BDD
8 14 (15.56%) Data Modelling
8 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 13 (14.44%) SAP
9 13 (14.44%) Data Management
9 13 (14.44%) Data Governance
10 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (12.22%) C#
10 11 (12.22%) Java
10 11 (12.22%) .NET
11 10 (11.11%) Web Services
11 10 (11.11%) Trillium
11 10 (11.11%) Migration
11 10 (11.11%) TDD
11 10 (11.11%) Ruby
11 10 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (11.11%) WebDriver
11 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
12 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (10.00%) Banking
12 9 (10.00%) Finance
12 9 (10.00%) XML

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality 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 Quality Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.78%) SAS
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (3.33%) MS Office
4 2 (2.22%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.22%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 5 (5.56%) DataStage
4 4 (4.44%) QualityStage
4 4 (4.44%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (3.33%) Data Mining
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) Base SAS
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Power View
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (18.89%) Selenium
2 10 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 8 (8.89%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (5.56%) WATIR
5 5 (5.56%) Sahi
6 4 (4.44%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.22%) JIRA
8 2 (2.22%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.22%) Geb
9 1 (1.11%) YouTrack
9 1 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.11%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.11%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.11%) JMeter
9 1 (1.11%) LSMW
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
1 9 (10.00%) Banking
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 10 (11.11%) Web Services
3 9 (10.00%) XML
4 7 (7.78%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.56%) RESTful
6 2 (2.22%) JSON
6 2 (2.22%) YAML
7 1 (1.11%) Mustache
7 1 (1.11%) Sass
7 1 (1.11%) Ajax
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.78%) NHS
3 4 (4.44%) Data Extraction
3 4 (4.44%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.22%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.22%) Statistics
4 2 (2.22%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.11%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.67%) BDD
3 14 (15.56%) Data Modelling
4 13 (14.44%) Data Management
4 13 (14.44%) Data Governance
5 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (11.11%) TDD
6 10 (11.11%) Migration
6 10 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 9 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (8.89%) Open Source
8 8 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
8 8 (8.89%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.78%) Quality Management
10 6 (6.67%) Validation
10 6 (6.67%) CRM
10 6 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (32.22%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) C#
2 11 (12.22%) Java
3 10 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (4.44%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) VBA
6 2 (2.22%) Groovy
7 1 (1.11%) C
7 1 (1.11%) SAS Macro
7 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.78%) Degree
2 2 (2.22%) ISEB
2 2 (2.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 34 (37.78%) QA
3 3 (3.33%) Solvency II
4 1 (1.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WebInspect
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) SAP
3 10 (11.11%) Trillium
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle
5 6 (6.67%) Informatica
6 5 (5.56%) Business Objects
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
8 3 (3.33%) DataFlux
9 2 (2.22%) Atlassian
10 1 (1.11%) Red Gate
10 1 (1.11%) Datanomic
10 1 (1.11%) Remedy
10 1 (1.11%) HP
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