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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 397 401 373
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 29 27 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.13% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 41
Median daily rate £365 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £339 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.05% +2.65%
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
21602 21186 22093
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.75% 94.72% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 15671 14552 15446
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 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 384 401
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

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 5 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 5 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 +32 5 £360 -17.71% 2
Bromley - 1 £500 -
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (46.94%) SQL
4 21 (42.86%) Selenium
5 20 (40.82%) JIRA
6 19 (38.78%) Finance
7 18 (36.73%) BDD
8 17 (34.69%) Java
9 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
9 15 (30.61%) Banking
10 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (26.53%) .NET
10 13 (26.53%) Scrum
11 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
11 11 (22.45%) XML
11 11 (22.45%) ISEB
12 10 (20.41%) TDD
12 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
12 10 (20.41%) Automation Testing
13 9 (18.37%) JavaScript
13 9 (18.37%) HTML
14 8 (16.33%) SOAP
14 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
15 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (14.29%) C#
16 6 (12.24%) Windows
16 6 (12.24%) ETL
16 6 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
17 5 (10.20%) MongoDB

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 1 (2.04%) 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%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Selenium
2 20 (40.82%) JIRA
3 8 (16.33%) SoapUI
4 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.16%) HP UFT
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Gitweb
6 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
7 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
7 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.04%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.04%) JBehave
8 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.04%) MSTest
8 1 (2.04%) RubyMine
General
1 19 (38.78%) Finance
2 15 (30.61%) Banking
3 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Private Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Law
6 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.04%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
2 11 (22.45%) XML
3 9 (18.37%) HTML
4 8 (16.33%) SOAP
5 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
5 5 (10.20%) Spring Boot
6 3 (6.12%) Murex MxML
7 2 (4.08%) FIXML
7 2 (4.08%) FpML
8 1 (2.04%) Java EE
8 1 (2.04%) JSON
8 1 (2.04%) PostGIS
8 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.12%) Equities
3 3 (6.12%) Fixed Income
3 3 (6.12%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Derivative
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) BDD
3 15 (30.61%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.53%) Scrum
4 13 (26.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Automation Testing
5 10 (20.41%) TDD
5 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (12.24%) ETL
8 5 (10.20%) Automated Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Defect Management
8 5 (10.20%) Functional Testing
8 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Migration
9 4 (8.16%) Process Improvement
9 4 (8.16%) Test Management
9 4 (8.16%) User Stories
10 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
10 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.94%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) 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
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) ISEB
1 11 (22.45%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 1 (2.04%) AAT
3 1 (2.04%) ACCA
3 1 (2.04%) CIMA
3 1 (2.04%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (6.12%) SEPA
3 1 (2.04%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft
1 5 (10.20%) Murex
2 2 (4.08%) HP
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Rally
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