The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 392 392 372
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 30 42 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 39
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £284 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.36% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.20 £21.25 -
% change year-on-year
+46.80% -
QA Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

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 9 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -6 3 £506 +30.64% 5
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 London region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 74 (100.00%) QA
2 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (40.54%) SQL
4 28 (37.84%) Selenium
5 21 (28.38%) JIRA
5 21 (28.38%) Finance
6 20 (27.03%) Banking
6 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
7 19 (25.68%) Unix
8 17 (22.97%) Manual Testing
9 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
10 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
11 14 (18.92%) .NET
11 14 (18.92%) Cucumber
12 13 (17.57%) HTML
13 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
14 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
14 11 (14.86%) Scrum
14 11 (14.86%) Equities
14 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
15 10 (13.51%) Java
15 10 (13.51%) C#
15 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
15 10 (13.51%) BDD
15 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
15 10 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
15 10 (13.51%) Android
16 9 (12.16%) Performance Testing
16 9 (12.16%) Microsoft

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) Mingle
3 1 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) HTTP
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
1 1 (1.35%) MQTT
1 1 (1.35%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.70%) Big Data
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 28 (37.84%) Selenium
2 21 (28.38%) JIRA
3 14 (18.92%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.46%) HP UFT
5 6 (8.11%) Appium
5 6 (8.11%) JMeter
5 6 (8.11%) SpecFlow
6 5 (6.76%) FitNesse
6 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.41%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.05%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.70%) JUnit
9 2 (2.70%) Maven
9 2 (2.70%) NeoLoad
9 2 (2.70%) NUnit
9 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 20 (27.03%) Banking
3 7 (9.46%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.11%) Publishing
5 3 (4.05%) Back Office
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Front Office
6 2 (2.70%) Law
7 1 (1.35%) Games
7 1 (1.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
2 13 (17.57%) HTML
3 8 (10.81%) HTML5
4 6 (8.11%) XML
5 5 (6.76%) Gherkin
5 5 (6.76%) Node.js
6 4 (5.41%) WebSockets
6 4 (5.41%) XML Messaging
7 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.05%) CSS
7 3 (4.05%) RESTful
7 3 (4.05%) Web Services
8 2 (2.70%) JSON
8 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.70%) SOAP
9 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.35%) J2EE
9 1 (1.35%) Kafka
9 1 (1.35%) REST
9 1 (1.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Equities
2 10 (13.51%) Fixed Income
3 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (10.81%) Derivative
4 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (5.41%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.41%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.70%) Credit Risk
7 2 (2.70%) Social Media
7 2 (2.70%) Swaptions
7 2 (2.70%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.35%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (1.35%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (25.68%) Unix
2 10 (13.51%) Android
2 10 (13.51%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 4 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) Test Scripting
3 17 (22.97%) Manual Testing
4 16 (21.62%) Automated Testing
5 15 (20.27%) Regression Testing
6 12 (16.22%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (14.86%) Automation Testing
7 11 (14.86%) Scrum
7 11 (14.86%) Test Automation
8 10 (13.51%) BDD
8 10 (13.51%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (12.16%) Performance Testing
10 7 (9.46%) API Testing
10 7 (9.46%) Defect Tracking
10 7 (9.46%) TDD
11 6 (8.11%) Project Management
11 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
11 6 (8.11%) Test Management
11 6 (8.11%) Validation
12 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) C#
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.41%) Perl
5 4 (5.41%) Python
5 4 (5.41%) VBScript
6 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) C++
7 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) ISEB
2 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.76%) Degree
4 3 (4.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) COBIT
3 1 (1.35%) SDET
Systems Management
1 7 (9.46%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.05%) Sybase
3 2 (2.70%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (2.70%) Compuware
3 2 (2.70%) Empirix
3 2 (2.70%) HP
3 2 (2.70%) Informatica
4 1 (1.35%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.35%) Apple
4 1 (1.35%) IBM
4 1 (1.35%) OpenText
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle
4 1 (1.35%) SAP
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