The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 389 388 392
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 22 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.079% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.085% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 11
Average daily rate
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£368 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £507 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £335 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.19% -1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Test Analyst
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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
21019 21294 21982
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.93% 92.93% 92.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14704 14718 14923
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 385 471
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Test Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the London region.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

QA Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Test Analyst across the London region.

QA Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

QA Test 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 Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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 -5 4 £400 -11.11% 2
West Drayton - 1 £210 -
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England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 47 (100.00%) QA
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (55.32%) Finance
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
5 20 (42.55%) Selenium
6 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
7 14 (29.79%) .NET
7 14 (29.79%) ISEB
8 13 (27.66%) HP UFT
8 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
9 12 (25.53%) Banking
10 11 (23.40%) Scrum
10 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
10 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
10 11 (23.40%) Analytics
11 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
11 10 (21.28%) Sybase
11 10 (21.28%) ITIL
11 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
11 10 (21.28%) MSMQ
12 9 (19.15%) JIRA
13 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
14 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Data Migration
14 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
14 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
14 7 (14.89%) BDD
14 7 (14.89%) Migration
15 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
15 6 (12.77%) HP

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited QA Test 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.13%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) HP UFT
3 9 (19.15%) JIRA
4 7 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (12.77%) WebDriver
6 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.26%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
8 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.13%) Toad
8 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 26 (55.32%) Finance
2 12 (25.53%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Investment Banking
4 6 (12.77%) Marketing
5 2 (4.26%) Retail
6 1 (2.13%) Games
6 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
2 10 (21.28%) MSMQ
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) SOAP
3 2 (4.26%) Web Services
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.26%) Derivative
3 2 (4.26%) EFT
3 2 (4.26%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.26%) Equities
4 1 (2.13%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.13%) Online Gambling
4 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Android
2 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (40.43%) Test Automation
3 11 (23.40%) Scrum
3 11 (23.40%) Automated Testing
3 11 (23.40%) Analytics
4 10 (21.28%) ITIL
4 10 (21.28%) PRINCE2
5 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Migration
5 7 (14.89%) BDD
5 7 (14.89%) Manual Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Data Migration
6 6 (12.77%) Asset Management
7 5 (10.64%) Integration Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.51%) SDLC
8 4 (8.51%) User Stories
8 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) SQL
2 5 (10.64%) Java
3 4 (8.51%) Ruby
3 4 (8.51%) C#
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Python
5 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) ISEB
2 13 (27.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Sybase
2 6 (12.77%) HP
3 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (2.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.13%) Vertica
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