The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 374 362 338
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -24
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 41 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.27% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 56
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£363 £425 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +32.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.91% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
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
22622 23362 24347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.29% 92.98% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15682 16056 16013
Average daily rate £425 £433 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 426 425 621
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.41 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.84% -0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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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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 +7 8 £400 -5.88% 6
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 90 (100.00%) QA
2 42 (46.67%) Selenium
3 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (35.56%) Finance
5 24 (26.67%) C#
5 24 (26.67%) FitNesse
5 24 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 23 (25.56%) Test Automation
7 22 (24.44%) Java
7 22 (24.44%) SQL
8 21 (23.33%) Automated Testing
9 19 (21.11%) BDD
10 18 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
12 15 (16.67%) TDD
12 15 (16.67%) Scrum
13 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
14 13 (14.44%) Oracle
14 13 (14.44%) XML
14 13 (14.44%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (13.33%) Banking
16 11 (12.22%) Software Testing
16 11 (12.22%) Derivative
16 11 (12.22%) JIRA
16 11 (12.22%) .NET
17 10 (11.11%) Client/Server

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (1.11%) Orchard CMS
2 1 (1.11%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) Content Management Server
2 1 (1.11%) CMS
2 1 (1.11%) DNN
2 1 (1.11%) Drupal
2 1 (1.11%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (3.33%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.11%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
1 1 (1.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.33%) MySQL
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.22%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.22%) QlikView
3 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 42 (46.67%) Selenium
2 24 (26.67%) FitNesse
3 18 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (15.56%) Visual Studio
5 12 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (12.22%) JIRA
7 10 (11.11%) Cucumber
8 8 (8.89%) WATIR
9 7 (7.78%) Sahi
10 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
11 5 (5.56%) SpecFlow
12 4 (4.44%) WebDriver
12 4 (4.44%) Git (software)
13 3 (3.33%) Maven
14 2 (2.22%) Hudson
14 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
14 2 (2.22%) RIATest
14 2 (2.22%) TestNG
14 2 (2.22%) TeamCity
14 2 (2.22%) Ant
General
1 32 (35.56%) Finance
2 12 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.33%) Front Office
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Publishing
5 2 (2.22%) Games
5 2 (2.22%) Marketing
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.44%) XML
2 11 (12.22%) .NET
3 9 (10.00%) Web Services
4 5 (5.56%) Mustache
4 5 (5.56%) Sass
5 3 (3.33%) HTML
6 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (2.22%) Spring
6 2 (2.22%) REST
7 1 (1.11%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.11%) JSON
7 1 (1.11%) RESTful
7 1 (1.11%) HTML5
7 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.11%) XHTML
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.11%) CSS
7 1 (1.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.22%) Derivative
3 10 (11.11%) Client/Server
3 10 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (4.44%) iPad
4 4 (4.44%) iPhone
5 3 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.33%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.22%) Online Games
6 2 (2.22%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.22%) Equities
7 1 (1.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.11%) User Experience
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) UNIX
2 2 (2.22%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.67%) Automation Testing
3 23 (25.56%) Test Automation
4 21 (23.33%) Automated Testing
5 19 (21.11%) BDD
6 18 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 15 (16.67%) TDD
7 15 (16.67%) Scrum
8 12 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (12.22%) Software Testing
10 10 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Web Development
11 9 (10.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Performance Testing
11 9 (10.00%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.89%) User Stories
12 8 (8.89%) E-Commerce
13 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
14 5 (5.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.67%) C#
2 22 (24.44%) Java
2 22 (24.44%) SQL
3 9 (10.00%) Ruby
4 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.56%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) Perl
5 2 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (1.11%) Groovy
6 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) Python
6 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.11%) Jython
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) ISEB
2 4 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MOS
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) EMIR
2 1 (1.11%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.44%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) SunGard
4 3 (3.33%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.22%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
5 2 (2.22%) Vermilion
5 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.11%) Sophis
6 1 (1.11%) Google
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) Cognos
6 1 (1.11%) IBM
City of London
Orgtel
Rate: £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago