The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 401 407 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.010% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£431 £496 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £230
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Senior 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
20300 20960 19771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.11% 92.90% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 14079 14727 13313
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 375 441
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Senior QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst across the London region.

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Senior QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 2 June 2015.

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Sybase
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
5 2 (33.33%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
6 1 (16.67%) Vertica
6 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
6 1 (16.67%) Test Management
6 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Senior 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 Senior QA Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Analytics
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Data Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
5 1 (16.67%) Data Validation
5 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) Vertica
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft