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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 406 412 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.014% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.015% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £383 £423 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £363 £463
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -21.66%
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
20052 20041 20862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.68% 94.50% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14187 14178 14151
Average daily rate £450 £450 £435
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 344 401
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.70 £37.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) QA
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
4 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (40.00%) SOAP
5 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Selenium
7 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
7 2 (20.00%) Confluence
7 2 (20.00%) Wiki
7 2 (20.00%) Kanban
7 2 (20.00%) Android
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Project Management
7 2 (20.00%) User Stories
7 2 (20.00%) High Availability
8 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
8 1 (10.00%) Data Transformation
8 1 (10.00%) Calabash
8 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) Calabash
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Gradle
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
3 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (10.00%) Law
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Wiki
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 7 (70.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (20.00%) High Availability
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) User Stories
6 1 (10.00%) ETRM
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
6 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) V-Model
6 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle