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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 384 370 352
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 42 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +33.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £339 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
22765 23591 22534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.33% 93.10% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16128 16266 15004
Average daily rate £425 £430 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -1.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 463 406 529
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -4.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.70 £43.00 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

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 October 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 October 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 +8 8 £450 +5.88% 8
Canary Wharf - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 92 (100.00%) QA
2 40 (43.48%) Selenium
3 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (33.70%) Finance
5 24 (26.09%) Java
5 24 (26.09%) Test Automation
6 22 (23.91%) Automation Testing
6 22 (23.91%) SQL
6 22 (23.91%) TDD
7 21 (22.83%) BDD
8 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 18 (19.57%) Automated Testing
8 18 (19.57%) C#
9 17 (18.48%) FitNesse
10 16 (17.39%) Software Testing
11 15 (16.30%) JIRA
11 15 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
12 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
12 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
13 13 (14.13%) Scrum
13 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (14.13%) Manual Testing
14 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
14 12 (13.04%) Oracle
14 12 (13.04%) XML
15 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
15 11 (11.96%) Web Services
15 11 (11.96%) .NET
15 11 (11.96%) ISEB
15 11 (11.96%) QuickTest Pro

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (4.35%) Node.js
2 2 (2.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.09%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.09%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.09%) CMS
3 1 (1.09%) DNN
3 1 (1.09%) Drupal
3 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (3.26%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.09%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Force.com
2 1 (1.09%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.09%) Basecamp
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.09%) HTTP
1 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.17%) QlikView
3 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (43.48%) Selenium
2 18 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (18.48%) FitNesse
4 15 (16.30%) JIRA
5 11 (11.96%) Visual Studio
5 11 (11.96%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (9.78%) Cucumber
7 7 (7.61%) WebDriver
7 7 (7.61%) SpecFlow
7 7 (7.61%) WATIR
8 6 (6.52%) Sahi
9 5 (5.43%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.35%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.35%) TestNG
10 4 (4.35%) JMeter
11 3 (3.26%) JUnit
11 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (3.26%) NUnit
11 3 (3.26%) Maven
12 2 (2.17%) Hudson
General
1 31 (33.70%) Finance
2 11 (11.96%) Banking
3 5 (5.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.26%) Games
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
5 2 (2.17%) Advertising
5 2 (2.17%) Front Office
5 2 (2.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
6 1 (1.09%) Electronics
6 1 (1.09%) Publishing
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) XML
2 11 (11.96%) .NET
2 11 (11.96%) Web Services
3 4 (4.35%) Mustache
3 4 (4.35%) Sass
4 2 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.17%) REST
4 2 (2.17%) HTML
4 2 (2.17%) SOAP
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.09%) CSS
5 1 (1.09%) XHTML
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) Spring
5 1 (1.09%) JSON
5 1 (1.09%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.09%) RESTful
5 1 (1.09%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.87%) Derivative
3 9 (9.78%) Open Source
4 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) Data Integration
5 4 (4.35%) iPhone
5 4 (4.35%) iPad
5 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.17%) Online Games
6 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.09%) User Experience
7 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.09%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.09%) Spread Betting
7 1 (1.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.09%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.61%) UNIX
2 2 (2.17%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Android
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (26.09%) Test Automation
3 22 (23.91%) Automation Testing
3 22 (23.91%) TDD
4 21 (22.83%) BDD
5 18 (19.57%) Automated Testing
6 16 (17.39%) Software Testing
7 14 (15.22%) Test Strategy
7 14 (15.22%) Test Scripting
8 13 (14.13%) Scrum
8 13 (14.13%) Manual Testing
9 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (10.87%) E-Commerce
10 9 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (9.78%) User Stories
11 8 (8.70%) Asset Management
12 7 (7.61%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.61%) Performance Testing
13 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
14 5 (5.43%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) Java
2 22 (23.91%) SQL
3 18 (19.57%) C#
4 8 (8.70%) Ruby
5 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.43%) VBA
6 2 (2.17%) Perl
6 2 (2.17%) Scala
7 1 (1.09%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.09%) Groovy
7 1 (1.09%) Python
7 1 (1.09%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.09%) Jython
Qualifications
1 11 (11.96%) ISEB
2 4 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) EMIR
2 2 (2.17%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.09%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (16.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (13.04%) Oracle
1 12 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.70%) HP
3 6 (6.52%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.26%) SunGard
4 3 (3.26%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.17%) Sybase
5 2 (2.17%) Vermilion
6 1 (1.09%) Google
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.09%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.09%) Cognos
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
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