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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 373 384 361
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 48 45 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 48
Median daily rate £364 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £278 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.84 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 -
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
20569 21078 21803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.98% 94.55% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 14579 15350
Median daily rate £463 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 396 399
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.72 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +12.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +40 8 £360 -24.21% 3
Bromley - 1 £500 -
Croydon - 1 - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 97 (100.00%) QA
2 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (43.30%) Finance
3 42 (43.30%) Selenium
4 39 (40.21%) SQL
5 30 (30.93%) JIRA
6 25 (25.77%) Test Automation
7 24 (24.74%) BDD
7 24 (24.74%) .NET
7 24 (24.74%) Banking
8 23 (23.71%) Java
9 21 (21.65%) Scrum
9 21 (21.65%) Automation Testing
10 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
11 18 (18.56%) ISEB
12 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
13 16 (16.49%) Degree
14 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.37%) Equities
16 12 (12.37%) Investment Banking
16 12 (12.37%) HTML
16 12 (12.37%) Manual Testing
16 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
16 12 (12.37%) WebDriver
17 11 (11.34%) SoapUI
17 11 (11.34%) SOAP
17 11 (11.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (11.34%) HP UFT
18 10 (10.31%) Windows

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 4 (4.12%) Apache
2 3 (3.09%) Confluence
2 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.03%) CMS
4 1 (1.03%) Drupal
4 1 (1.03%) Node.js
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) Mingle
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) Internet
1 1 (1.03%) LAN
1 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
1 5 (5.15%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.12%) Big Data
2 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.09%) Data Mart
3 3 (3.09%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.03%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 42 (43.30%) Selenium
2 30 (30.93%) JIRA
3 12 (12.37%) Cucumber
3 12 (12.37%) WebDriver
4 11 (11.34%) HP UFT
4 11 (11.34%) SoapUI
5 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.15%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.09%) Gitweb
7 3 (3.09%) JMeter
7 3 (3.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.09%) Zephyr
8 2 (2.06%) IntelliJ
8 2 (2.06%) JBehave
8 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.03%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (43.30%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) Banking
3 12 (12.37%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.22%) Front Office
5 5 (5.15%) Games
6 3 (3.09%) Back Office
6 3 (3.09%) Private Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Law
7 2 (2.06%) Legal
7 2 (2.06%) Retail
8 1 (1.03%) Advertising
8 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.03%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) .NET
2 12 (12.37%) HTML
3 11 (11.34%) SOAP
4 9 (9.28%) XML
5 6 (6.19%) Gherkin
6 5 (5.15%) MSMQ
6 5 (5.15%) Spring Boot
7 3 (3.09%) Apache Flex
7 3 (3.09%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (3.09%) Murex MxML
8 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.03%) HTML5
9 1 (1.03%) Java EE
9 1 (1.03%) JSON
9 1 (1.03%) ODBC
9 1 (1.03%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.03%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (1.03%) Unreal Engine
9 1 (1.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.37%) Equities
3 11 (11.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (10.31%) Derivative
5 6 (6.19%) Fixed Income
6 5 (5.15%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
6 5 (5.15%) Physics
7 4 (4.12%) Hedge funds
7 4 (4.12%) User Experience
8 3 (3.09%) Animation
8 3 (3.09%) Biometrics
8 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.06%) VWAP
10 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.03%) NHS
10 1 (1.03%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.03%) Social Media
10 1 (1.03%) Streaming Music
10 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Linux
3 6 (6.19%) Unix
4 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.03%) Android
7 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.77%) Test Automation
3 24 (24.74%) BDD
4 21 (21.65%) Automation Testing
4 21 (21.65%) Scrum
5 19 (19.59%) Test Scripting
6 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (12.37%) Manual Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Integration Testing
8 10 (10.31%) TDD
9 8 (8.25%) Defect Management
9 8 (8.25%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (7.22%) ETL
10 7 (7.22%) Functional Testing
10 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
11 6 (6.19%) Automated Testing
11 6 (6.19%) Open Source
11 6 (6.19%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.19%) Test Management
12 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (40.21%) SQL
2 23 (23.71%) Java
3 9 (9.28%) C#
3 9 (9.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 2 (2.06%) Ruby
6 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.03%) Python
6 1 (1.03%) VB
6 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) ISEB
2 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
3 16 (16.49%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.03%) AAT
5 1 (1.03%) ACCA
5 1 (1.03%) CIMA
5 1 (1.03%) CIPFA
5 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.03%) PhD
5 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) WCAG
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.03%) EMIR
3 1 (1.03%) HL7
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (3.09%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Ansible
1 3 (3.09%) Puppet
2 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.03%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.15%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.09%) Hortonworks
3 3 (3.09%) Murex
4 2 (2.06%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.03%) ATG
5 1 (1.03%) CA
5 1 (1.03%) HP
5 1 (1.03%) hybris
5 1 (1.03%) Rally
5 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
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