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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 425 399 411
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +12
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 18 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £271 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+16.56% -1.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.00 -
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
21646 22266 22990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.78% 94.99% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 15388 15710 15942
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 £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 349 435
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +17 3 £445 -11.00% 4
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 53 (100.00%) QA
2 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) Finance
4 18 (33.96%) SQL
5 17 (32.08%) JIRA
5 17 (32.08%) Selenium
6 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
6 15 (28.30%) Automated Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Automation Testing
7 14 (26.42%) Manual Testing
8 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (22.64%) C#
8 12 (22.64%) BDD
9 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
9 11 (20.75%) .NET
9 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
9 11 (20.75%) Banking
10 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) Java
13 7 (13.21%) HTML
13 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
14 6 (11.32%) Migration
14 6 (11.32%) Scrum
14 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
14 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
14 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
14 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
15 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
15 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing

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 (7.55%) Confluence
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) CMS
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Mingle
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.89%) MQTT
2 1 (1.89%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) Data Mart
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (32.08%) JIRA
1 17 (32.08%) Selenium
2 10 (18.87%) Cucumber
3 5 (9.43%) Appium
3 5 (9.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) WebDriver
4 4 (7.55%) FitNesse
4 4 (7.55%) SpecFlow
4 4 (7.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.66%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.66%) Gitweb
5 3 (5.66%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (5.66%) Zephyr
6 2 (3.77%) JBehave
6 2 (3.77%) JMeter
6 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
6 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.89%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.89%) TestComplete
General
1 21 (39.62%) Finance
2 11 (20.75%) Banking
3 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Publishing
5 3 (5.66%) Back Office
6 2 (3.77%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 7 (13.21%) HTML
3 5 (9.43%) Gherkin
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
4 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.66%) Murex MxML
4 3 (5.66%) XML
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Flex
5 2 (3.77%) JSON
5 2 (3.77%) Node.js
5 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (3.77%) SOAP
5 2 (3.77%) WebSockets
5 2 (3.77%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.89%) CSS
6 1 (1.89%) Java EE
6 1 (1.89%) Kafka
6 1 (1.89%) Protocol Buffers
6 1 (1.89%) Spring Boot
6 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) Equities
2 5 (9.43%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Derivative
3 4 (7.55%) Fixed Income
3 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.77%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.77%) Swaptions
4 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
5 1 (1.89%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (1.89%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Android
1 5 (9.43%) Apple iOS
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 4 (7.55%) Linux
2 4 (7.55%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Automated Testing
2 15 (28.30%) Test Scripting
3 14 (26.42%) Automation Testing
3 14 (26.42%) Manual Testing
4 12 (22.64%) BDD
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Regression Testing
5 11 (20.75%) Test Automation
6 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Migration
6 6 (11.32%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Testing
6 6 (11.32%) Scrum
7 5 (9.43%) Defect Management
7 5 (9.43%) Functional Testing
7 5 (9.43%) Project Management
7 5 (9.43%) TDD
7 5 (9.43%) User Stories
8 4 (7.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) SQL
2 12 (22.64%) C#
3 8 (15.09%) Java
4 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
5 4 (7.55%) Python
6 3 (5.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.77%) Perl
7 2 (3.77%) VBScript
8 1 (1.89%) C
8 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) ISEB
1 5 (9.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.66%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) HL7
2 1 (1.89%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Murex
2 3 (5.66%) Rally
3 1 (1.89%) CA
3 1 (1.89%) HP
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) Sybase