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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 554 575 525
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -50
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 59 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.032% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.035% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 11 21
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£388 £290 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £150 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+18.51% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 -
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -

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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +9 56 £388 +33.62% 9
London -9 15 £375 +29.31% 6
South East -3 12 £425 +54.54%
East of England - 10 £450 -
Bedfordshire - 10 £450 -
Berkshire +21 8 £400 +45.45%
City of London 0 8 £375 -6.25% 2
North East - 6 £400 -
Tyne and Wear - 6 £400 -
West Midlands +3 5 £388 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £400 -
South West - 4 £338 - 1
Exeter - 3 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £450 -
Devon - 3 £350 -
Luton - 3 £425 -
West Yorkshire -18 2 £368 -8.12%
Yorkshire -19 2 £368 -8.12%
North West - 2 £343 -
Scotland - 2 £325 - 1
Coventry - 2 £363 -
Croydon - 2 £278 -
Edinburgh - 2 £325 - 1
Leeds - 2 £368 -
Solihull - 1 £375 -
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £390 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Bracknell - 1 - -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 70 (65.42%) Data Quality
2 46 (42.99%) SQL
3 37 (34.58%) QA
4 35 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (20.56%) Data Governance
6 18 (16.82%) Data Management
6 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
6 18 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (15.89%) Trillium
7 17 (15.89%) Selenium
8 16 (14.95%) Data Modelling
8 16 (14.95%) Banking
8 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (14.95%) Finance
9 15 (14.02%) Quality Management
9 15 (14.02%) BDD
10 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
10 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
11 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
11 12 (11.21%) C#
11 12 (11.21%) Java
11 12 (11.21%) Oracle
12 11 (10.28%) .NET
12 11 (10.28%) Web Services
12 11 (10.28%) Informatica
12 11 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
12 11 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (10.28%) WebDriver

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.54%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
3 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 18 (16.82%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.80%) MS Office
4 2 (1.87%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP HCM
2 2 (1.87%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
2 8 (7.48%) DataStage
3 7 (6.54%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (5.61%) NoSQL
5 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.74%) QualityStage
6 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.74%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (2.80%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (2.80%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (2.80%) DB2
7 3 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Power View
8 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.87%) Base SAS
8 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (15.89%) Selenium
2 11 (10.28%) WebDriver
3 8 (7.48%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.61%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.67%) WATIR
5 5 (4.67%) Sahi
6 4 (3.74%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.87%) FitNesse
8 2 (1.87%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.87%) Geb
9 1 (0.93%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.93%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.93%) JMeter
9 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.95%) Finance
1 16 (14.95%) Banking
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.74%) Marketing
4 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.93%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) .NET
1 11 (10.28%) Web Services
2 10 (9.35%) XML
3 7 (6.54%) .NET Framework
4 6 (5.61%) RESTful
5 2 (1.87%) JSON
5 2 (1.87%) YAML
6 1 (0.93%) Mustache
6 1 (0.93%) Sass
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (32.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.61%) Reference Data
3 4 (3.74%) Visualisation
3 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.80%) NHS
4 3 (2.80%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.80%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.80%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Statistics
5 2 (1.87%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.93%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.93%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.93%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) Data Governance
2 18 (16.82%) Data Management
3 16 (14.95%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.95%) Data Modelling
4 15 (14.02%) Quality Management
4 15 (14.02%) BDD
5 14 (13.08%) Data Analysis
6 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (10.28%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (10.28%) Analytics
8 10 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.35%) ETL
8 10 (9.35%) TDD
9 9 (8.41%) Test Automation
9 9 (8.41%) Open Source
10 8 (7.48%) CRM
10 8 (7.48%) Project Management
11 6 (5.61%) Automated Testing
11 6 (5.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (42.99%) SQL
2 12 (11.21%) C#
2 12 (11.21%) Java
3 10 (9.35%) Ruby
4 3 (2.80%) VBA
5 2 (1.87%) VB
5 2 (1.87%) Groovy
6 1 (0.93%) SAS Macro
6 1 (0.93%) C
6 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) ISEB
4 1 (0.93%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (65.42%) Data Quality
2 37 (34.58%) QA
3 3 (2.80%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.93%) SLA
4 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) WebInspect
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Trillium
2 14 (13.08%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.21%) Oracle
4 11 (10.28%) Informatica
5 8 (7.48%) SAP
6 7 (6.54%) IBM
7 5 (4.67%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.80%) Cloudera
8 3 (2.80%) Ab Initio
8 3 (2.80%) DataFlux
8 3 (2.80%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.93%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.93%) Datanomic
9 1 (0.93%) Remedy
9 1 (0.93%) HP
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