The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 556 551 514
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 44 44 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.081% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.087% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 32 32
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£375 £396 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £222 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £220 £325
% change year-on-year
+64.77% -32.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+80.00% -16.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Quality Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Quality Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Quality Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Quality Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK.

Quality Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 44 £375 -5.30% 9
South West - 9 £288 -
East of England +11 7 £400 -
London -27 7 £375 -6.25% 3
West Midlands -14 6 £388 +121.42%
North West - 5 £375 - 2
South East - 4 £338 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 4 - -
Bristol - 4 £288 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £338 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £400 - 1
North East - 3 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £400 - 1
Coventry +3 2 £363 +64.77%
Exeter - 2 £200 -
Devon - 2 £200 -
East Midlands - 2 £363 -
Leicestershire - 2 £363 -
Birmingham -6 1 £400 +128.57%
City of London -8 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -13 1 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £388 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £375 -
Lancashire - 1 £390 -
Solihull - 1 £375 -
Taunton - 1 £388 -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 66 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 34 (34.34%) SQL
3 30 (30.30%) QA
4 27 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (20.20%) Migration
6 19 (19.19%) Data Governance
7 17 (17.17%) Finance
7 17 (17.17%) SAP
8 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
8 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
9 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
9 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.14%) Data Migration
10 13 (13.13%) BDD
10 13 (13.13%) Banking
10 13 (13.13%) Selenium
10 13 (13.13%) Quality Management
11 12 (12.12%) Data Management
12 11 (11.11%) Trillium
13 10 (10.10%) Oracle
13 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 9 (9.09%) Validation
14 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
14 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.08%) Java
15 8 (8.08%) .NET
15 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
15 8 (8.08%) Ruby
15 8 (8.08%) Retail

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.07%) SAS
3 1 (1.01%) Node.js
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.05%) MS Office
4 3 (3.03%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.02%) PowerPivot
6 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP HCM
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.10%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (5.05%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.05%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (3.03%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 3 (3.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.03%) Data Mining
4 3 (3.03%) DataStage
5 2 (2.02%) QualityStage
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (2.02%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.02%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.02%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.02%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.01%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (13.13%) Selenium
2 8 (8.08%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.06%) SpecFlow
4 4 (4.04%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.03%) WATIR
5 3 (3.03%) Sahi
6 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.02%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.02%) Geb
6 2 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) YouTrack
7 1 (1.01%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.01%) LSMW
7 1 (1.01%) JIRA
General
1 17 (17.17%) Finance
2 13 (13.13%) Banking
3 8 (8.08%) Retail
4 4 (4.04%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.04%) Marketing
4 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.04%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.08%) .NET
2 7 (7.07%) Web Services
3 6 (6.06%) XML
4 5 (5.05%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.03%) RESTful
6 2 (2.02%) JSON
6 2 (2.02%) YAML
7 1 (1.01%) Sass
7 1 (1.01%) Mustache
Miscellaneous
1 27 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.07%) NHS
3 6 (6.06%) Open Source
4 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.04%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.04%) Data Extraction
6 3 (3.03%) Statistics
6 3 (3.03%) DTV
7 2 (2.02%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.01%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.01%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.01%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.20%) Migration
2 19 (19.19%) Data Governance
3 14 (14.14%) Data Modelling
3 14 (14.14%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.14%) Data Migration
4 13 (13.13%) BDD
4 13 (13.13%) Quality Management
5 12 (12.12%) Data Management
6 10 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (9.09%) Validation
7 9 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 9 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (8.08%) TDD
8 8 (8.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.08%) Data Cleansing
8 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
9 7 (7.07%) Project Management
10 6 (6.06%) Change Management
10 6 (6.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.34%) SQL
2 8 (8.08%) Java
2 8 (8.08%) Ruby
3 7 (7.07%) C#
4 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.04%) VB
6 3 (3.03%) VBA
7 2 (2.02%) Groovy
8 1 (1.01%) SAS Macro
8 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.01%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.01%) HNC
2 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 30 (30.30%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.03%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.02%) SLA
4 2 (2.02%) TickIT
5 1 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) SAP
2 15 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (11.11%) Trillium
4 10 (10.10%) Oracle
5 7 (7.07%) Business Objects
6 6 (6.06%) DataFlux
7 3 (3.03%) Informatica
8 2 (2.02%) IBM
9 1 (1.01%) Datanomic
9 1 (1.01%) Teradata
9 1 (1.01%) Remedy
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