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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Analyst
Rank 607 594 582
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 33 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.074% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.078% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 33
Average daily rate £348 £363 £392
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.13% -7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £261 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £356 £220
% change year-on-year
-4.21% +61.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £18.00 £10.00
% change year-on-year
- +80.00%

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
53034 52811 51540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.93% 94.73% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34546 32021 31371
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1532 2104 2098
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 29 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 29 April 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 -32 31 £356 -1.72% 10
South East -11 6 £400 +18.51% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £356 -10.93% 1
London -15 6 £363 -3.33% 5
East of England +7 5 £310 -7.46%
Manchester -3 5 £413 -
North West -8 5 £413 +25.95%
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £400 +18.51%
Milton Keynes +7 3 £400 +6.66%
Ipswich - 3 £261 -
Suffolk - 3 £261 -
Yorkshire +2 2 £438 - 1
Warwickshire 0 2 £375 -
West Yorkshire -5 2 £438 - 1
Surrey -12 2 - - 1
West Lothian - 2 £183 -
Scotland - 2 £183 -
Livingston - 2 £183 -
Halifax - 2 £438 -
Staines - 2 - - 1
City of London +42 1 £475 +111.11% 1
East Midlands +6 1 £325 -10.34% 1
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £350 -
Birmingham +4 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -1 1 £345 +2.98%
Coventry -7 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £338 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £330 -
Warwick - 1 £375 -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 47 (72.31%) Data Quality
2 25 (38.46%) SQL
3 21 (32.31%) Finance
4 18 (27.69%) Banking
5 16 (24.62%) QA
6 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
7 10 (15.38%) Data Management
7 10 (15.38%) Validation
7 10 (15.38%) SAS
7 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 9 (13.85%) Trillium
8 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
9 8 (12.31%) Project Management
10 7 (10.77%) Oracle
10 7 (10.77%) Retail
10 7 (10.77%) DataFlux
10 7 (10.77%) Data Cleansing
10 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
11 6 (9.23%) Data Governance
11 6 (9.23%) Analytics
11 6 (9.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (9.23%) Retail Banking
11 6 (9.23%) ETL
11 6 (9.23%) Quality Management
11 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (7.69%) Migration
12 5 (7.69%) ERP
12 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 10 (15.38%) SAS
2 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.08%) Node.js
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
3 2 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.23%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 5 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.62%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.62%) DB2
4 3 (4.62%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.08%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.54%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.54%) Power BI
6 1 (1.54%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Selenium
2 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.08%) ERwin
2 2 (3.08%) HP UFT
2 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.08%) JIRA
2 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.54%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.54%) PowerDesigner
3 1 (1.54%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 21 (32.31%) Finance
2 18 (27.69%) Banking
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 6 (9.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) SOAP
1 2 (3.08%) Spring Boot
2 1 (1.54%) HTML
2 1 (1.54%) HTML5
2 1 (1.54%) PostGIS
2 1 (1.54%) Web Services
2 1 (1.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) NHS
3 3 (4.62%) CMDB
4 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.08%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.08%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.08%) Equities
4 2 (3.08%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.08%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Reinsurance
5 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.62%) Unix
2 2 (3.08%) Linux
2 2 (3.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.38%) Data Analysis
1 10 (15.38%) Data Management
1 10 (15.38%) Validation
2 8 (12.31%) Project Management
3 7 (10.77%) Data Cleansing
3 7 (10.77%) Process Improvement
4 6 (9.23%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (9.23%) Analytics
4 6 (9.23%) Data Governance
4 6 (9.23%) ETL
4 6 (9.23%) Quality Management
4 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.69%) ERP
5 5 (7.69%) Migration
6 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.15%) Data Modelling
6 4 (6.15%) Data Validation
6 4 (6.15%) Master Data Management
6 4 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (38.46%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) ACCA
3 1 (1.54%) CIMA
3 1 (1.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (72.31%) Data Quality
2 16 (24.62%) QA
3 2 (3.08%) SEPA
3 2 (3.08%) WCAG
4 1 (1.54%) CRD IV
4 1 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.54%) EMIR
4 1 (1.54%) FINREP
4 1 (1.54%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Trillium
3 7 (10.77%) DataFlux
3 7 (10.77%) Oracle
4 5 (7.69%) Informatica
5 3 (4.62%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.54%) Talend
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