The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 410 377 424
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +47
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.005% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Average daily rate £496 £470 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.58% +17.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £230 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22435 20070 25951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.63% 92.82% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 15537 13598 16683
Average daily rate £425 £450 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +0.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 415 583
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Senior QA Test Analyst
England

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) WATIR
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) QlikView
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Sahi
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) RIATest
2 1 (50.00%) Mustache
2 1 (50.00%) Sass
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (50.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) WATIR
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Sahi
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) RIATest
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Mustache
1 1 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects