The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Quality Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Analyst
Rank 619 639 600
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 28 27 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.047% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.049% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 19
Median daily rate £400 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £303 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £470 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £210
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £22.67 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00

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
50050 55150 53908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 95.01% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 32734 35266 32824
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1662 2082 2153
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Quality Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Quality Analyst in the job title.

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 24 September 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 27 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 23 £375 - 4
London 0 12 £388 +3.33% 1
Wales - 5 £425 -
South Wales - 5 £425 -
West Midlands -21 4 £305 -28.23%
City of London +14 3 £375 -
Newport - 3 £425 -
South East +17 2 - - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £325 -27.77% 2
Coventry - 2 £301 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 - -
South West +14 1 £150 -53.84%
North West +10 1 - -
Devon +3 1 £150 -57.14%
Exeter -4 1 £150 -57.14%
Northampton - 1 £400 -
Nottingham - 1 £250 - 2
Warwick - 1 £400 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £400 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £250 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 1 £400 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £400 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £295 -
Warwickshire - 1 £400 -
North East - 1 £400 -

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, Quality Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 32 (51.61%) QA
2 25 (40.32%) Data Quality
3 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (17.74%) Data Management
5 11 (17.74%) SQL
6 10 (16.13%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) Finance
6 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (16.13%) Data Governance
7 9 (14.52%) BDD
7 9 (14.52%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
8 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
8 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.90%) Selenium
8 8 (12.90%) Banking
8 8 (12.90%) Oracle
8 8 (12.90%) Trillium
9 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
9 7 (11.29%) Informatica
9 7 (11.29%) User Stories
10 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
10 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
10 6 (9.68%) CRM
10 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
10 6 (9.68%) Java
11 5 (8.06%) Publishing
11 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (8.06%) DataFlux

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.45%) SAS
2 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.61%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) Eagle PACE
2 2 (3.23%) Lorenzo
2 2 (3.23%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.61%) HFM
3 1 (1.61%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
3 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.61%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
1 2 (3.23%) MQTT
1 2 (3.23%) RTSP
2 1 (1.61%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) Data Mining
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.84%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (3.23%) DB2
3 2 (3.23%) Electronic Patient Records
4 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) Cucumber
1 8 (12.90%) Selenium
2 6 (9.68%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.06%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.61%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.61%) JBehave
5 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.13%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Banking
3 5 (8.06%) Publishing
4 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Electronics
6 1 (1.61%) Retail
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) .NET Framework
2 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.23%) JSON
2 2 (3.23%) Kafka
2 2 (3.23%) Protocol Buffers
3 1 (1.61%) HTML
3 1 (1.61%) Node.js
3 1 (1.61%) PostGIS
3 1 (1.61%) Spring Boot
3 1 (1.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.06%) User Experience
3 3 (4.84%) Biometrics
4 2 (3.23%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.23%) NHS
4 2 (3.23%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (3.23%) Statistics
4 2 (3.23%) Video on Demand
4 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
5 1 (1.61%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.23%) Android
1 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (17.74%) Data Management
3 10 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (16.13%) Data Governance
3 10 (16.13%) TDD
4 9 (14.52%) BDD
4 9 (14.52%) Exploratory Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Test Automation
6 7 (11.29%) User Stories
7 6 (9.68%) CRM
7 6 (9.68%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.06%) API Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automated Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (8.06%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Six Sigma
8 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (3.23%) C
3 2 (3.23%) Python
4 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 2 (3.23%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (51.61%) QA
2 25 (40.32%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (3.23%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Docker
2 1 (1.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Oracle EDQ
2 3 (4.84%) Ansible
2 3 (4.84%) Puppet
3 1 (1.61%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Oracle
1 8 (12.90%) Trillium
2 7 (11.29%) Informatica
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.06%) DataFlux
4 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.84%) Hortonworks
5 2 (3.23%) Bloomberg
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) SimCorp
6 1 (1.61%) CA
6 1 (1.61%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
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