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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 364 355 320
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 45 69 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.27% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 64
Average daily rate
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£388 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £251 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £470 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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
22473 23388 24374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.57% 92.79% 93.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15289 16042 15998
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 455 623
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.29 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.25% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +20 9 £413 -2.94% 5
Docklands, London - 2 £384 -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 97 (100.00%) QA
2 48 (49.48%) Selenium
3 34 (35.05%) Finance
4 31 (31.96%) C#
4 31 (31.96%) FitNesse
5 30 (30.93%) Automation Testing
6 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
7 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (23.71%) Java
9 22 (22.68%) SQL
9 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
9 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
9 22 (22.68%) Test Scripting
9 22 (22.68%) Team Foundation Server
10 20 (20.62%) BDD
11 18 (18.56%) Visual Studio
12 17 (17.53%) XML
13 16 (16.49%) TDD
14 14 (14.43%) Banking
14 14 (14.43%) Cucumber
15 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (13.40%) Scrum
15 13 (13.40%) Software Testing
15 13 (13.40%) Oracle
15 13 (13.40%) Client/Server
15 13 (13.40%) QuickTest Pro
16 12 (12.37%) Web Services
16 12 (12.37%) Derivative
16 12 (12.37%) Ruby
17 11 (11.34%) .NET

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 7 (7.22%) Node.js
2 4 (4.12%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.03%) Content Management Server
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Orchard CMS
3 1 (1.03%) DNN
3 1 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (3.09%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.06%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (1.03%) RMDS
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Basecamp
1 1 (1.03%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.03%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (4.12%) QlikView
2 4 (4.12%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.09%) MySQL
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (49.48%) Selenium
2 31 (31.96%) FitNesse
3 22 (22.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (18.56%) Visual Studio
5 14 (14.43%) Cucumber
6 13 (13.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (9.28%) WATIR
8 8 (8.25%) Sahi
8 8 (8.25%) Jenkins
9 7 (7.22%) JIRA
10 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
11 4 (4.12%) WebDriver
11 4 (4.12%) RIATest
12 3 (3.09%) Maven
12 3 (3.09%) SpecFlow
13 2 (2.06%) Hudson
13 2 (2.06%) WinRunner
13 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
14 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
14 1 (1.03%) ClearQuest
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 14 (14.43%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Front Office
5 3 (3.09%) Publishing
6 2 (2.06%) Games
6 2 (2.06%) Retail
7 1 (1.03%) Marketing
7 1 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.03%) Back Office
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.53%) XML
2 12 (12.37%) Web Services
3 11 (11.34%) .NET
4 7 (7.22%) Mustache
4 7 (7.22%) Sass
5 5 (5.15%) HTML
6 3 (3.09%) SOAP
6 3 (3.09%) REST
7 2 (2.06%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.06%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.06%) Spring
8 1 (1.03%) FpML
8 1 (1.03%) XHTML
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.03%) CSS
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.03%) HTML5
8 1 (1.03%) RESTful
8 1 (1.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Client/Server
2 12 (12.37%) Derivative
3 11 (11.34%) Open Source
4 3 (3.09%) Equities
4 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.06%) iPhone
5 2 (2.06%) iPad
5 2 (2.06%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.06%) Online Games
5 2 (2.06%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.03%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.22%) UNIX
2 3 (3.09%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Windows
3 1 (1.03%) Android
3 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (30.93%) Automation Testing
2 29 (29.90%) Test Automation
3 28 (28.87%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (22.68%) Automated Testing
4 22 (22.68%) Test Scripting
5 20 (20.62%) BDD
6 16 (16.49%) TDD
7 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (13.40%) Scrum
7 13 (13.40%) Software Testing
8 10 (10.31%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Web Development
8 10 (10.31%) Performance Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Test Strategy
9 9 (9.28%) Manual Testing
10 8 (8.25%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.19%) User Stories
12 5 (5.15%) Regression Testing
12 5 (5.15%) Analytics
13 4 (4.12%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) C#
2 23 (23.71%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) SQL
4 12 (12.37%) Ruby
5 5 (5.15%) VBA
6 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.09%) Perl
8 2 (2.06%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) Python
9 1 (1.03%) Delphi
9 1 (1.03%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.03%) VBScript
9 1 (1.03%) VB
9 1 (1.03%) Jython
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (10.31%) ISEB
2 4 (4.12%) Degree
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.03%) MOS
4 1 (1.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) EMIR
2 1 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (22.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 5 (5.15%) HP
4 4 (4.12%) Business Objects
5 3 (3.09%) SunGard
5 3 (3.09%) Sybase
6 2 (2.06%) PeopleSoft
6 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 1 (1.03%) IBM
7 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.03%) Sophis
7 1 (1.03%) Google
7 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.03%) Sitecore
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