The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Senior QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 433 424 428
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 3 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.042% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.045% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £525 £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -11.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +32.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Senior QA 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
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

Senior QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior QA Analyst across the London region.

Senior QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior QA Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Senior QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior QA Analyst across the London region.

Senior QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) JIRA
4 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 4 (33.33%) BDD
5 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) API Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Animation
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Games
6 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Validation
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) ETL

Senior QA 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 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mart
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) JBehave
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) Murex MxML
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
1 1 (8.33%) PostGIS
1 1 (8.33%) Spring Boot
1 1 (8.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (8.33%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Animation
1 2 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) API Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Workflow
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Murex
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle