The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 400 406 374
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 30 17 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.076% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.14% 0.081% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 35
Median daily rate £363 £368 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% -26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £475 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Test 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
20937 21092 21547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.91% 94.62% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 15237 14541 15168
Median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
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 219 396 389
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
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 Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured QA Test Analyst in the job title.

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 27 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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 +37 4 £360 -21.09% 4
Bromley - 1 £500 -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, QA Test 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 Test Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (51.02%) Selenium
4 21 (42.86%) Finance
4 21 (42.86%) SQL
5 19 (38.78%) Java
5 19 (38.78%) JIRA
5 19 (38.78%) BDD
6 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
7 14 (28.57%) .NET
7 14 (28.57%) ISEB
7 14 (28.57%) Scrum
7 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
9 12 (24.49%) Banking
10 11 (22.45%) HTML
11 10 (20.41%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
11 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
12 9 (18.37%) SOAP
12 9 (18.37%) XML
12 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
13 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
13 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
13 7 (14.29%) C#
14 6 (12.24%) Windows
14 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.24%) ETL

QA Test 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 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) MongoDB
1 5 (10.20%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.12%) Data Mart
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (51.02%) Selenium
2 19 (38.78%) JIRA
3 9 (18.37%) SoapUI
4 7 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 7 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.12%) Gitweb
5 3 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) Zephyr
6 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (4.08%) JBehave
6 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.08%) JMeter
6 2 (4.08%) LoadRunner
6 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
7 1 (2.04%) MSTest
7 1 (2.04%) NeoLoad
General
1 21 (42.86%) Finance
2 12 (24.49%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Private Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Front Office
5 2 (4.08%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.57%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) HTML
3 9 (18.37%) SOAP
3 9 (18.37%) XML
4 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
4 5 (10.20%) Spring Boot
5 3 (6.12%) Murex MxML
6 2 (4.08%) Apache Flex
7 1 (2.04%) HTML5
7 1 (2.04%) Java EE
7 1 (2.04%) JSON
7 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
7 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Equities
1 5 (10.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.08%) Derivative
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) BDD
3 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
4 14 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (12.24%) ETL
8 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) User Stories
9 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Test Management
10 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 19 (38.78%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
2 13 (26.53%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) Degree
4 1 (2.04%) AAT
4 1 (2.04%) ACCA
4 1 (2.04%) CIMA
4 1 (2.04%) CIPFA
4 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) CA Service Virtualization
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Murex
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) CA
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Rally