The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 102 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.070% 0.080% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.077% 0.086% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Test Analyst
West Yorkshire

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
1303 1162 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 91.12% 93.03% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 806 379
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 29 20
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.10 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.78 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £101.90 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QA Test Analyst
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) WATIR
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Sahi
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) Mustache
5 1 (20.00%) Sass
5 1 (20.00%) Node.js

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region that cited 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 QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (80.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (40.00%) WATIR
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Sahi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Mustache
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA