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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Analyst
Rank 590 550 559
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 36 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.11% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.11% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 29 30
Average daily rate £400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £363 £450
% change year-on-year
-24.13% -19.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 24 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -23 32 £450 +24.13% 5
London -2 18 £500 +42.85% 2
City of London +45 6 £318 +20.95%
South East +12 5 - - 3
Buckinghamshire +15 4 - - 3
Milton Keynes +7 4 - - 3
Scotland -13 4 £295 -15.71% 1
East Midlands -6 3 £275 -
West Midlands -14 3 £338 -
North West -10 2 £238 -
West Lothian - 2 £253 -
Livingston - 2 £253 -
Manchester - 2 £238 -
Glasgow +7 1 £275 -
Berkshire +5 1 - -
Warwickshire +1 1 - -
West Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Yorkshire -13 1 - -
Edinburgh -17 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Leeds -18 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Northampton - 1 £350 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £338 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £350 -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 40 (70.18%) Data Quality
2 27 (47.37%) Finance
3 18 (31.58%) SQL
4 15 (26.32%) QA
5 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (21.05%) Banking
7 11 (19.30%) Data Management
8 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
8 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
8 10 (17.54%) Data Cleansing
9 9 (15.79%) Data Governance
9 9 (15.79%) Data Analysis
10 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (14.04%) SAP
11 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.28%) SAS
11 7 (12.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 7 (12.28%) Analytics
12 6 (10.53%) DataFlux
12 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
12 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.53%) ETL
12 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.53%) Quality Management
12 6 (10.53%) NHS
12 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
13 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
13 5 (8.77%) Project Management
13 5 (8.77%) SAP BW
13 5 (8.77%) Informatica

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (12.28%) SAS
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (17.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (7.02%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) SAP CO
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI
1 5 (8.77%) SAP FI/CO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) 3G
1 1 (1.75%) PBX
1 1 (1.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (12.28%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 6 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
4 5 (8.77%) SAP BW
5 3 (5.26%) SAP HANA
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.75%) DB2
7 1 (1.75%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.75%) Pentaho
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Selenium
2 3 (5.26%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.51%) ERwin
3 2 (3.51%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.75%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (1.75%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 27 (47.37%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Banking
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 5 (8.77%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) Apache Avro
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) HTML5
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.53%) NHS
3 4 (7.02%) Informatics
3 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) CMDB
5 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.51%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.51%) Equities
5 2 (3.51%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) Linux
1 4 (7.02%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Unix
3 1 (1.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Data Management
2 10 (17.54%) Data Cleansing
3 9 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 9 (15.79%) Data Governance
4 7 (12.28%) Analytics
4 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) Business Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) Data Modelling
5 6 (10.53%) ETL
5 6 (10.53%) Quality Management
6 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 5 (8.77%) Service Management
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.77%) Validation
7 4 (7.02%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.02%) Master Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (5.26%) Document Management
8 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C#
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) PHP
3 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) R
3 1 (1.75%) Ruby
3 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
1 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) ISEB
2 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (70.18%) Data Quality
2 15 (26.32%) QA
3 2 (3.51%) SEPA
4 1 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.75%) EMIR
4 1 (1.75%) GxP
4 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) DataFlux
4 5 (8.77%) Informatica
5 4 (7.02%) Oracle
6 3 (5.26%) ServiceNow
6 3 (5.26%) Trillium
7 2 (3.51%) Remedy
7 2 (3.51%) Talend
8 1 (1.75%) Alteryx
8 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.75%) HP
8 1 (1.75%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum £25,000 - £30,000 pro rata (9 Month
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
iKas International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago