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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 353 348 320
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -28
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 53 55 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 42 73
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£425 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £266 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £328 £313
% change year-on-year
-12.97% +4.80%
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
21143 22043 24232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.79% 92.40% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 14595 14981 15695
Average daily rate £425 £443 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.95% +4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 393 477 629
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 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.47 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.94%
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 11 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 11 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 10 £450 +5.88% 13
Docklands, London - 3 £393 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 127 (100.00%) QA
2 62 (48.82%) Selenium
3 48 (37.80%) C#
4 44 (34.65%) Finance
4 44 (34.65%) FitNesse
5 41 (32.28%) Automation Testing
6 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (27.56%) Test Automation
8 32 (25.20%) Test Scripting
8 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
9 30 (23.62%) Automated Testing
10 29 (22.83%) Visual Studio
10 29 (22.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (18.90%) SQL
12 22 (17.32%) Java
12 22 (17.32%) BDD
13 19 (14.96%) .NET
14 18 (14.17%) TDD
15 17 (13.39%) XML
16 16 (12.60%) Client/Server
16 16 (12.60%) Ruby
16 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (11.02%) Banking
18 13 (10.24%) Scrum
18 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
18 13 (10.24%) Oracle
18 13 (10.24%) Manual Testing
18 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
19 12 (9.45%) Performance Testing
19 12 (9.45%) Web Services

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 13 (10.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.30%) Node.js
3 4 (3.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (2.36%) CMS
4 3 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.57%) Drupal
6 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.79%) Confluence
6 1 (0.79%) DNN
6 1 (0.79%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.79%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.79%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.36%) SunGard GMI
1 3 (2.36%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.57%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.79%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.72%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (3.15%) Data Mining
2 4 (3.15%) QlikView
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.36%) MySQL
3 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.57%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.57%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.79%) Big Data
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (48.82%) Selenium
2 44 (34.65%) FitNesse
3 29 (22.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 29 (22.83%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.24%) Cucumber
5 12 (9.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (7.09%) Sahi
6 9 (7.09%) WATIR
7 7 (5.51%) WebDriver
8 6 (4.72%) JIRA
8 6 (4.72%) Jenkins
9 4 (3.15%) RIATest
9 4 (3.15%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.57%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.57%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.57%) JUnit
10 2 (1.57%) Maven
10 2 (1.57%) TestNG
10 2 (1.57%) JMeter
11 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
General
1 44 (34.65%) Finance
2 14 (11.02%) Banking
3 9 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 5 (3.94%) Front Office
5 2 (1.57%) Retail
5 2 (1.57%) Publishing
5 2 (1.57%) Games
6 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.96%) .NET
2 17 (13.39%) XML
3 12 (9.45%) Web Services
4 8 (6.30%) Mustache
4 8 (6.30%) Sass
5 3 (2.36%) REST
5 3 (2.36%) HTML
6 2 (1.57%) SOAP
6 2 (1.57%) Spring
6 2 (1.57%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.79%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.79%) FpML
7 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.79%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.79%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.79%) HTML5
7 1 (0.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.60%) Client/Server
2 11 (8.66%) Derivative
2 11 (8.66%) Open Source
3 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.36%) Equities
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.57%) Online Games
5 2 (1.57%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.79%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.79%) New Media
6 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.79%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (0.79%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.30%) UNIX
2 3 (2.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.57%) Android
3 2 (1.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (32.28%) Automation Testing
2 39 (30.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (27.56%) Test Automation
4 32 (25.20%) Test Scripting
5 30 (23.62%) Automated Testing
6 22 (17.32%) BDD
7 18 (14.17%) TDD
8 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (10.24%) Manual Testing
9 13 (10.24%) Scrum
10 12 (9.45%) Quality Management
10 12 (9.45%) Performance Testing
11 11 (8.66%) Software Testing
12 9 (7.09%) Web Development
13 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.51%) PRINCE2
14 7 (5.51%) Project Management
14 7 (5.51%) Risk Management
14 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (5.51%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.80%) C#
2 24 (18.90%) SQL
3 22 (17.32%) Java
4 16 (12.60%) Ruby
5 4 (3.15%) VBA
6 3 (2.36%) Delphi
7 2 (1.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.79%) Jython
8 1 (0.79%) Groovy
8 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.79%) C
8 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.79%) Perl
8 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.79%) VBScript
8 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (7.87%) ISEB
2 7 (5.51%) Degree
3 4 (3.15%) APMP
4 2 (1.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.79%) MOS
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 127 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (4.72%) ISO 9000
3 5 (3.94%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.57%) EMIR
4 2 (1.57%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.79%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 7 (5.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (25.20%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.24%) Oracle
3 4 (3.15%) Sybase
3 4 (3.15%) Business Objects
3 4 (3.15%) HP
4 3 (2.36%) SunGard
4 3 (2.36%) EPiServer
4 3 (2.36%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.57%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (1.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) IBM
6 1 (0.79%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.79%) Sophis
6 1 (0.79%) Atlassian
City of London
Huxley Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago