The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 566 569 579
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.004% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £250
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
47435 44898 50240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.27% 92.83% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29529 27410 28827
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2450
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Senior QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Senior QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst across the England region.

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
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Senior QA Test Analyst
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Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (50.00%) Sahi
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) WATIR
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) QlikView
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) WATIR
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Sahi
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) RIATest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase
1 1 (25.00%) Business Objects