The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +8.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.00
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 Leeds 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
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1201 1075 756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 90.57% 93.32% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 719 402
Average daily rate £356 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.48% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 25
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.40 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £110.00 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QA Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 QA Analyst in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
2 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) WATIR
3 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Sahi
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Mustache
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Node.js

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MongoDB
1 5 (71.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (57.14%) WATIR
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Sahi
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) RESTful
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Mustache
4 2 (28.57%) Sass
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Project Management
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA