The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank - 32 35
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 3.03% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category - 3.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Average daily rate
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- £391 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £95.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +375.00%
QA Analyst
East of 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 Suffolk 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
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
220 183 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 97.35% 92.42% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 109 168
Average daily rate £410 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £213 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 30 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £13.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -17.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.48 £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £25.54 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 24 November 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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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (100.00%) HP