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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 618 611 585
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.014% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.008% 0.014% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate £415 £425 £496
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.35% -14.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £345 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £485 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £325 -
% change year-on-year
+27.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior QA Test 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
48700 48807 46973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.77% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32117 30128 29195
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1383 1957 1952
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 £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -13 2 £415 +27.69%
London -24 2 £440 -4.86% 3
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Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) ETL
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
5 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
5 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (30.00%) CRM
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 3 (30.00%) Law
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (30.00%) Product Management
6 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Solr
2 2 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (10.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) IntelliJ
2 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (10.00%) Appium
4 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (10.00%) JBehave
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Law
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (30.00%) Spring Boot
3 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Scrum
2 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) BDD
3 4 (40.00%) ETL
3 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (30.00%) CRM
4 3 (30.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (30.00%) Load Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) Product Management
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) IT Audit
5 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Test Management
5 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft