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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 385 413 357
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -56
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 24 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.045% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.049% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £213 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £274 £310 £263
% change year-on-year
-11.77% +18.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 -
QA Test Analyst
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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
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
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 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +4 1 £450 +15.38% 1
QA Test Analyst
England

QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 43 (100.00%) QA
2 19 (44.19%) Selenium
3 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (32.56%) JIRA
4 14 (32.56%) Manual Testing
5 13 (30.23%) Finance
5 13 (30.23%) Java
6 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
6 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (27.91%) BDD
7 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
7 11 (25.58%) TDD
8 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 9 (20.93%) .NET
9 9 (20.93%) Asset Management
10 8 (18.60%) Scrum
11 7 (16.28%) C#
11 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
12 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
12 6 (13.95%) Web Services
12 6 (13.95%) Banking
13 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
13 5 (11.63%) HP
13 5 (11.63%) ISEB
13 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
13 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (11.63%) Cucumber

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
1 2 (4.65%) Drupal
1 2 (4.65%) CMS
2 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.33%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.33%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Selenium
2 14 (32.56%) JIRA
3 11 (25.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
5 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
5 5 (11.63%) Cucumber
6 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
6 4 (9.30%) NUnit
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
7 3 (6.98%) JMeter
7 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (6.98%) FitNesse
7 3 (6.98%) Sahi
7 3 (6.98%) WATIR
7 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
8 2 (4.65%) Hudson
8 2 (4.65%) Moq
8 2 (4.65%) TestNG
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Electronics
5 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.93%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) XML
4 3 (6.98%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
5 2 (4.65%) Unity DI Container
5 2 (4.65%) WCF
5 2 (4.65%) WF
6 1 (2.33%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) CSS
6 1 (2.33%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source
1 4 (9.30%) iPad
1 4 (9.30%) iPhone
2 2 (4.65%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (32.56%) Manual Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Test Automation
3 12 (27.91%) BDD
4 11 (25.58%) Software Testing
4 11 (25.58%) TDD
5 9 (20.93%) Asset Management
6 8 (18.60%) Scrum
7 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
8 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.63%) User Stories
9 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
9 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
10 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
10 3 (6.98%) Security Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
11 2 (4.65%) Coaching
11 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) C#
4 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Ruby
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.33%) MOS
3 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) HP
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.65%) Vermilion
4 1 (2.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.33%) Cognos
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.33%) EPiServer