The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 351 342 309
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -33
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 50 65 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 51 71
Average daily rate
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£405 £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.03% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21865 22414 24437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.73% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 15013 15255 15840
Average daily rate £425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 472 647
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Analyst across the London region.

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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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
City of London +17 11 £450 +5.88% 6
Docklands, London - 3 £393 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 59 (52.68%) Selenium
3 44 (39.29%) C#
4 42 (37.50%) Finance
5 41 (36.61%) FitNesse
6 39 (34.82%) Automation Testing
7 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (29.46%) Test Automation
9 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
10 28 (25.00%) Test Scripting
11 27 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
12 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
13 24 (21.43%) Automated Testing
14 23 (20.54%) SQL
15 21 (18.75%) Java
16 18 (16.07%) TDD
16 18 (16.07%) .NET
16 18 (16.07%) XML
16 18 (16.07%) BDD
17 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 15 (13.39%) Client/Server
19 13 (11.61%) QuickTest Pro
19 13 (11.61%) Oracle
19 13 (11.61%) Banking
19 13 (11.61%) Scrum
19 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
19 13 (11.61%) Derivative
19 13 (11.61%) Ruby
19 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
20 12 (10.71%) Performance Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (7.14%) Node.js
2 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Content Management Server
4 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.89%) Orchard CMS
4 1 (0.89%) Confluence
4 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.89%) DNN
4 1 (0.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.79%) MS Project
3 1 (0.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (2.68%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.79%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.89%) RMDS
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.89%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.57%) QlikView
2 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.68%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (52.68%) Selenium
2 41 (36.61%) FitNesse
3 27 (24.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (23.21%) Visual Studio
5 13 (11.61%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
6 9 (8.04%) Sahi
6 9 (8.04%) WATIR
7 7 (6.25%) WebDriver
7 7 (6.25%) JIRA
8 6 (5.36%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
9 4 (3.57%) RIATest
10 2 (1.79%) TestNG
10 2 (1.79%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.79%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.79%) JUnit
10 2 (1.79%) JMeter
10 2 (1.79%) WinRunner
10 2 (1.79%) Maven
General
1 42 (37.50%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.79%) Publishing
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
5 2 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.89%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.07%) .NET
1 18 (16.07%) XML
2 12 (10.71%) Web Services
3 8 (7.14%) Mustache
3 8 (7.14%) Sass
4 4 (3.57%) HTML
5 3 (2.68%) SOAP
5 3 (2.68%) REST
6 2 (1.79%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.79%) Spring
7 1 (0.89%) FpML
7 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.89%) CSS
7 1 (0.89%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.89%) XHTML
7 1 (0.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.89%) HTML5
7 1 (0.89%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Client/Server
2 13 (11.61%) Derivative
3 11 (9.82%) Open Source
4 3 (2.68%) Equities
4 3 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.79%) Online Games
5 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.25%) UNIX
2 3 (2.68%) Linux
3 2 (1.79%) Android
3 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.82%) Automation Testing
2 34 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (29.46%) Test Automation
4 28 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 24 (21.43%) Automated Testing
6 18 (16.07%) TDD
6 18 (16.07%) BDD
7 16 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (11.61%) Scrum
8 13 (11.61%) Manual Testing
9 12 (10.71%) Performance Testing
10 11 (9.82%) Software Testing
11 10 (8.93%) Web Development
12 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.14%) Test Strategy
14 7 (6.25%) E-Commerce
15 6 (5.36%) Analytics
15 6 (5.36%) Quality Management
16 5 (4.46%) User Stories
17 4 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (39.29%) C#
2 23 (20.54%) SQL
3 21 (18.75%) Java
4 13 (11.61%) Ruby
5 5 (4.46%) VBA
6 3 (2.68%) Delphi
7 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.79%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.89%) Jython
8 1 (0.89%) Perl
8 1 (0.89%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.89%) VBScript
8 1 (0.89%) VB
8 1 (0.89%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.89%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (8.93%) ISEB
2 5 (4.46%) Degree
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.79%) APMP
3 2 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.79%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.89%) MOS
4 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) ISO 9000
3 2 (1.79%) EMIR
3 2 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.89%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 10 (8.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (25.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 5 (4.46%) HP
4 4 (3.57%) Sybase
4 4 (3.57%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.68%) SunGard
6 2 (1.79%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.79%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (1.79%) SAP
7 1 (0.89%) Sophis
7 1 (0.89%) IBM
7 1 (0.89%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.89%) Google
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