The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Senior QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 631 617 606
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 4 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.023% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.024% 0.002%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
Median daily rate £400 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 -
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior QA 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
47720 50270 48279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.77% 94.86% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31454 32537 29750
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1465 1888 1945
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +2.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Senior QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Senior QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
South East +8 2 £400 +9.58%
London -22 1 £375 -25.00% 4
North West - 1 - -
Senior QA Analyst
UK

Senior QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
3 8 (61.54%) Java
4 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (38.46%) Selenium
5 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
6 4 (30.77%) BDD
6 4 (30.77%) API Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 4 (30.77%) ISEB
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) ETL
7 3 (23.08%) Kanban
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
7 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 2 (15.38%) Product Management
8 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
8 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
8 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (15.38%) Confluence
8 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
8 2 (15.38%) Defect Management

Senior QA 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 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
2 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.69%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mart
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
2 5 (38.46%) Selenium
3 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 2 (15.38%) IntelliJ
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 2 (15.38%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Bugzilla
5 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 1 (7.69%) JBehave
5 1 (7.69%) JMeter
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Spring Boot
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Murex MxML
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) API Testing
2 4 (30.77%) BDD
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Kanban
3 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Data Validation
4 2 (15.38%) Load Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Process Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Product Management
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
3 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Murex
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle