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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
England / London
Rank 385 406 386
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 21 19 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.090% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.095% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 17
Median daily rate £340 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £362 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £285 £255
% change year-on-year
+13.15% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
18431 20097 20183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.79% 95.01% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13201 14255 14185
Median daily rate £475 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 299 332
Median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.39% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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 +2 3 £340 -10.52% 2
West End of London - 1 - - 1
QA Test Analyst
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 40 (100.00%) QA
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 20 (50.00%) Banking
3 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
5 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
6 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Java
6 11 (27.50%) Finance
7 10 (25.00%) .NET
8 9 (22.50%) JIRA
9 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.00%) HTML
9 8 (20.00%) Unix
10 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
10 7 (17.50%) VBA
11 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Linux
11 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (12.50%) API Testing
12 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
12 5 (12.50%) HTML5
12 5 (12.50%) BDD
12 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
12 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
12 5 (12.50%) XML
12 5 (12.50%) Shell Script

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 3 (7.50%) CMS
1 3 (7.50%) Drupal
2 1 (2.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (22.50%) JIRA
4 5 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 4 (10.00%) Appium
5 4 (10.00%) JMeter
6 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.50%) NUnit
6 3 (7.50%) SpecFlow
6 3 (7.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.00%) JUnit
7 2 (5.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.50%) MSTest
8 1 (2.50%) Sahi
8 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.50%) YouTrack
8 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 20 (50.00%) Banking
2 11 (27.50%) Finance
3 4 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 2 (5.00%) Legal
5 2 (5.00%) Publishing
6 1 (2.50%) Back Office
6 1 (2.50%) Law
6 1 (2.50%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (20.00%) HTML
3 5 (12.50%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) XML
4 4 (10.00%) RESTful
4 4 (10.00%) WebSockets
4 4 (10.00%) XML Messaging
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) Gherkin
6 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.50%) Node.js
7 1 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (2.50%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Derivative
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.50%) Equities
3 3 (7.50%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.50%) HoloLens
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (2.50%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 5 (12.50%) Android
3 5 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 11 (27.50%) Manual Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
6 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (12.50%) API Testing
7 5 (12.50%) BDD
7 5 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (12.50%) Scrum
8 4 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Usability Testing
8 4 (10.00%) Validation
9 3 (7.50%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Java
3 7 (17.50%) VBA
4 5 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (12.50%) VBScript
5 4 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Perl
6 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) ISEB
2 2 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) HP
2 2 (5.00%) Sybase
3 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (2.50%) Informatica
3 1 (2.50%) OpenText
3 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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