The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had QA Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 251 259 231
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 10 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 19
Median daily rate £350 £245 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £182 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £318 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.23% +15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.50 -
QA 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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8278 9272 8687
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.04% 94.81% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4990 5586 4794
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 369 428 424
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Analyst across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex - 7 £313 - 1
Oxfordshire -3 2 £400 -
Surrey +1 1 £350 - 1
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, QA 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 South East region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Java
4 13 (41.94%) JIRA
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (38.71%) Selenium
6 11 (35.48%) Confluence
7 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
7 10 (32.26%) ISEB
8 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
8 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
8 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
9 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
9 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
10 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (22.58%) Maven
10 7 (22.58%) JUnit
10 7 (22.58%) Web Services
11 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Groovy
11 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
11 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
11 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
11 6 (19.35%) User Stories
12 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (16.13%) Rally

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) IIS
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 3 (9.68%) Apache Solr
5 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 2 (6.45%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Office
1 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (12.90%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) JIRA
2 12 (38.71%) Selenium
3 10 (32.26%) Cucumber
4 9 (29.03%) Jenkins
5 7 (22.58%) JUnit
5 7 (22.58%) Maven
6 6 (19.35%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.13%) Ant
7 5 (16.13%) Gradle
7 5 (16.13%) Hudson
7 5 (16.13%) JMeter
7 5 (16.13%) jMock
7 5 (16.13%) WebDriver
8 4 (12.90%) Gatling
8 4 (12.90%) IntelliJ
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) French Language
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) Ajax
2 5 (16.13%) Hibernate
2 5 (16.13%) Java EE
2 5 (16.13%) JMS
2 5 (16.13%) REST
2 5 (16.13%) Spring
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (12.90%) Spring Boot
4 3 (9.68%) Node.js
4 3 (9.68%) PostGIS
4 3 (9.68%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
5 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (16.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Unix
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (25.81%) Performance Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Regression Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) TDD
5 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
5 6 (19.35%) Unit Testing
5 6 (19.35%) User Stories
6 5 (16.13%) BDD
6 5 (16.13%) Compatibility Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (16.13%) Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) QA Automation
6 5 (16.13%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) Groovy
3 5 (16.13%) SQL
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.23%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Ruby
5 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 9 (29.03%) ISTQB
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) GAMP
2 1 (3.23%) GxP
2 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
2 5 (16.13%) Rally
3 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) hybris
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