The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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 Suffolk 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 40 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.75% - 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£368 - £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £330 £313
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.75
Job Titles Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
254 149 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 95.85% 94.90% 96.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 97 150
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 33
Average hourly rate £10.50 £32.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.69% +85.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £36.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 29 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Ipswich - 2 £368 -
Bury St Edmunds - - - -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) MDX
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region that cited QA 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) System Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) PeopleSoft