The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Scotland region that had Quality Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank - 121 116
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.21% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £275 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £275 £363
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £18.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1666 2378 2624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 95.09% 94.07% 96.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1274 1466
Median daily rate £370 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.51% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 31 60
Median hourly rate £17.32 £33.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.51% +109.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.98 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.10 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Scotland region that featured Quality Analyst in the job title.

Quality Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Quality Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, Quality 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 Scotland region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) QA