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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 379 381 336
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -45
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 19 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.056% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.097% 0.060% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £247 £238 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -30.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
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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
19545 20081 18032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.53% 93.17% 93.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13847 13699 12141
Average daily rate £440 £435 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 376 496
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +11 3 £450 +18.42% 3
Sidcup - - - -
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 45 (100.00%) QA
2 23 (51.11%) Selenium
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
5 14 (31.11%) Finance
5 14 (31.11%) Java
5 14 (31.11%) SQL
6 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
6 13 (28.89%) JIRA
7 11 (24.44%) TDD
7 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
7 11 (24.44%) BDD
8 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 10 (22.22%) .NET
9 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
10 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
10 7 (15.56%) Banking
10 7 (15.56%) Scrum
10 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
11 6 (13.33%) User Stories
11 6 (13.33%) Web Services
11 6 (13.33%) C#
11 6 (13.33%) ISEB
12 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
12 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (6.67%) Confluence
2 2 (4.44%) Drupal
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Summit
1 1 (2.22%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Selenium
2 13 (28.89%) JIRA
3 11 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (15.56%) Cucumber
4 7 (15.56%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
6 4 (8.89%) NUnit
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.67%) Subversion
7 3 (6.67%) JMeter
7 3 (6.67%) Sahi
7 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (6.67%) WATIR
7 3 (6.67%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.44%) Hudson
8 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
8 2 (4.44%) TestNG
8 2 (4.44%) Moq
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
5 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
3 4 (8.89%) XML
4 2 (4.44%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (4.44%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.44%) WCF
4 2 (4.44%) WF
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) iPhone
1 4 (8.89%) Open Source
1 4 (8.89%) iPad
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.44%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.44%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) UNIX
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Test Automation
3 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
4 11 (24.44%) TDD
4 11 (24.44%) BDD
5 10 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 9 (20.00%) Asset Management
6 9 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 7 (15.56%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.33%) User Stories
9 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.89%) Agile Testing
11 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.67%) Security Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Analytics
12 2 (4.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) Java
1 14 (31.11%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) Ruby
4 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISEB
2 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
1 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.67%) HP
2 2 (4.44%) Vermilion
2 2 (4.44%) Sybase
3 1 (2.22%) Cognos
3 1 (2.22%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.22%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.22%) Atlassian