The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 581 564 516
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -48
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 9 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.019% 0.008% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.009% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 12
Average daily rate
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£475 £475 £423
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £455 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior QA Analyst
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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
44745 44574 39549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 28306 28035 23377
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
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 1751 1849 2014
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Senior QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in England

Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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 +8 9 £475 - 3
Senior QA Analyst
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Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium
7 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (33.33%) C#
7 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 4 (26.67%) ISEB
8 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (26.67%) SDLC
8 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
8 4 (26.67%) Test Management
8 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
8 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
8 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
9 3 (20.00%) JIRA
9 3 (20.00%) Analytics
9 3 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
9 3 (20.00%) Client/Server

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) KDB
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.67%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (26.67%) FitNesse
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (13.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (6.67%) Sahi
6 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.67%) WATIR
6 1 (6.67%) NUnit
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (20.00%) MSMQ
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (6.67%) YAML
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (26.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 3 (20.00%) Equities
3 3 (20.00%) Derivative
4 1 (6.67%) Online Games
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) Test Management
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Analytics
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
7 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Vertica
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) VMware