The first table below looks at the demand for the Quality Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 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 South East 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Analyst
Rank 240 222 234
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.024% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.025% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
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£205 - £199
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 - £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 - £209
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £313 £250
% change year-on-year
-33.60% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £16.50
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8443 7880 9019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.77% 92.77% 91.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4593 4073 4128
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 547 637
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Quality Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Quality 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 Quality Analyst across the South East region.

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Quality 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 Quality Analyst across the South East region.

Quality Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Quality Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +5 1 £275 -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Quality 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 Quality Analyst in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Finance
3 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Summit
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
6 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) MOS
6 1 (11.11%) Document Management
6 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) SOA

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Quality 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 Quality Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Summit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Document Management
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 3 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft