The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank - - 41
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
QA Analyst
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
441 445 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.83% 96.95% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 272 200
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £478 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 49
Median hourly rate £13.23 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £20.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA