The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 65 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +6
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Analyst 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.093% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.10% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£163 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £261 £288
% change year-on-year
+11.00% -9.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
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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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
747 988 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.11% 91.40% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 492 370
Average daily rate £385 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 33 34
Average hourly rate £17.07 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.44% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Reading

QA Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

QA Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

QA Test Analyst
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CMS
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

QA Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) CMS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA