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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 576 582 550
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 52 32 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.058% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.099% 0.063% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 16
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£375 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £177 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £427 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £210 £331
% change year-on-year
+90.47% -36.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average 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
52643 50594 47358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.45% 92.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 33418 30646 27757
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1941 1998 2130
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.78 £17.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.34% -5.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 August 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 28 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 August 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 +7 47 £375 +50.00% 9
London -14 16 £375 -6.25% 6
City of London -6 12 £375 -6.25% 2
South East -16 12 £400 +95.12% 2
East of England +13 11 £425 -
Bedfordshire - 11 £425 -
Berkshire +6 8 £400 +45.45% 1
Scotland 0 4 £325 - 2
Edinburgh -1 3 £325 - 1
Buckinghamshire -13 3 £450 +122.22% 1
Exeter - 3 £350 -
Devon - 3 £350 -
Luton - 3 £425 -
South West - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire -21 2 £368 -13.52%
West Yorkshire -23 2 £368 -13.52%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £373 -
Leeds - 2 £368 -
North East - 2 £373 -
Glasgow - 1 £350 - 1
Croydon - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £373 -
North West - 1 £295 -
Manchester - 1 £295 -
Kent - 1 £275 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - - 1

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 61 (62.24%) Data Quality
2 47 (47.96%) SQL
3 36 (36.73%) QA
4 28 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (20.41%) Data Governance
6 18 (18.37%) Data Management
6 18 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (16.33%) Data Modelling
7 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
7 16 (16.33%) Selenium
8 15 (15.31%) Data Analysis
8 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (14.29%) Banking
9 14 (14.29%) Finance
9 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (14.29%) BDD
10 13 (13.27%) Analytics
10 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
10 13 (13.27%) Trillium
10 13 (13.27%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (12.24%) SharePoint
11 12 (12.24%) Java
11 12 (12.24%) Quality Management
12 11 (11.22%) Informatica
12 11 (11.22%) C#
12 11 (11.22%) Web Services
12 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (11.22%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
13 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (12.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.12%) SAS
3 1 (1.02%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.02%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.06%) MS Office
4 2 (2.04%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.02%) MS Project
5 1 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) SAP HCM
2 1 (1.02%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) HTTP
1 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (18.37%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (8.16%) DataStage
2 8 (8.16%) MongoDB
3 7 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
4 6 (6.12%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.08%) QualityStage
5 4 (4.08%) Data Mining
5 4 (4.08%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
6 3 (3.06%) DB2
6 3 (3.06%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (3.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (2.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.02%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 16 (16.33%) Selenium
2 10 (10.20%) WebDriver
3 7 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.12%) HP UFT
5 5 (5.10%) WATIR
5 5 (5.10%) Sahi
6 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
8 2 (2.04%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.04%) Geb
9 1 (1.02%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.02%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.02%) JMeter
9 1 (1.02%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.29%) Finance
1 14 (14.29%) Banking
2 7 (7.14%) Retail
3 4 (4.08%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) Web Services
2 10 (10.20%) XML
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
3 6 (6.12%) .NET Framework
3 6 (6.12%) RESTful
4 2 (2.04%) JSON
4 2 (2.04%) YAML
5 1 (1.02%) Mustache
5 1 (1.02%) Sass
5 1 (1.02%) CSS
5 1 (1.02%) Ajax
5 1 (1.02%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.12%) Reference Data
2 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.08%) Data Integration
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) Informatics
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.02%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.02%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.41%) Data Governance
2 18 (18.37%) Data Management
3 16 (16.33%) Data Modelling
4 15 (15.31%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (15.31%) Data Analysis
5 14 (14.29%) BDD
5 14 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (13.27%) Analytics
7 12 (12.24%) Quality Management
8 11 (11.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (11.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (10.20%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (10.20%) TDD
10 9 (9.18%) Project Management
10 9 (9.18%) ETL
10 9 (9.18%) Open Source
10 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
11 8 (8.16%) CRM
12 6 (6.12%) Agile Project Management
12 6 (6.12%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.96%) SQL
2 12 (12.24%) Java
3 11 (11.22%) C#
4 9 (9.18%) Ruby
5 3 (3.06%) VBA
6 2 (2.04%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.04%) Groovy
7 1 (1.02%) C
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (7.14%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) SSCP
4 1 (1.02%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (62.24%) Data Quality
2 36 (36.73%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.02%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.02%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 13 (13.27%) Trillium
1 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.22%) Informatica
3 9 (9.18%) Oracle
4 8 (8.16%) SAP
5 7 (7.14%) IBM
6 3 (3.06%) Ab Initio
6 3 (3.06%) Atlassian
6 3 (3.06%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.02%) Datanomic
7 1 (1.02%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.02%) Remedy
7 1 (1.02%) HP
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HFG
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
iKonnect
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London Bridge
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago