The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Analyst
Rank 558 541 547
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 32 29 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.057% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.061% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 34
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£250 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.52% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £222 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £208 £313 £231
% change year-on-year
-33.60% +35.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £25.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +51.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - £16.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50543 47172 53524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.54% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30720 27585 29825
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2000 2142 2717
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -14 30 £250 -24.52% 6
London +5 18 £400 +14.12% 4
South East -5 9 £205 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 6 £203 -
High Wycombe - 2 £198 -
Berkshire +3 1 £275 - 1
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -1 1 - - 1
Scotland -16 1 £325 -
East of England -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Kent - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 38 (49.35%) QA
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 29 (37.66%) Data Quality
4 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 19 (24.68%) NHS
6 18 (23.38%) Finance
7 15 (19.48%) Oracle
8 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
9 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 11 (14.29%) Information Governance
10 10 (12.99%) VB
11 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
11 9 (11.69%) ISEB
11 9 (11.69%) Selenium
11 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
11 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
12 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
12 8 (10.39%) XML
13 7 (9.09%) Quality Management
13 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (9.09%) Ruby
14 6 (7.79%) Banking
14 6 (7.79%) Test Management
14 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
14 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
14 6 (7.79%) Workflow
14 6 (7.79%) HP
14 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
14 6 (7.79%) VBA
14 6 (7.79%) Java

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.90%) Confluence
2 3 (3.90%) Node.js
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.60%) MS Project
3 2 (2.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (2.60%) Summit
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.30%) MultiFonds
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.60%) QlikView
3 2 (2.60%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.30%) Big Data
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) BODI
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) Selenium
1 9 (11.69%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.19%) WATIR
2 4 (5.19%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (5.19%) Sahi
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Capybara
3 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 3 (3.90%) TestPartner
4 1 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (1.30%) RIATest
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.30%) ERwin
General
1 18 (23.38%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.90%) Front Office
4 3 (3.90%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.30%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) .NET
3 4 (5.19%) Web Services
4 3 (3.90%) Mustache
4 3 (3.90%) Sass
4 3 (3.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.60%) CSS
6 1 (1.30%) HTML5
6 1 (1.30%) REST
6 1 (1.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.30%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) NHS
2 4 (5.19%) Derivative
2 4 (5.19%) Open Source
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) UNIX
2 1 (1.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.58%) Test Scripting
2 11 (14.29%) Information Governance
3 9 (11.69%) Test Automation
4 7 (9.09%) Quality Management
4 7 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (7.79%) Test Management
5 6 (7.79%) Risk Management
5 6 (7.79%) Workflow
6 5 (6.49%) BDD
6 5 (6.49%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (6.49%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
6 5 (6.49%) Data Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Business Analysis
7 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.19%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (12.99%) VB
3 7 (9.09%) Ruby
4 6 (7.79%) VBA
4 6 (7.79%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.30%) C++
6 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.69%) ISEB
2 8 (10.39%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (3.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.90%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) MOS
5 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.60%) APMP
6 1 (1.30%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (49.35%) QA
2 29 (37.66%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.19%) ISO 9000
4 1 (1.30%) EMIR
4 1 (1.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (1.30%) Basel III
4 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.30%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.79%) HP
4 4 (5.19%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) IBM
5 2 (2.60%) Trillium
6 1 (1.30%) Datanomic
6 1 (1.30%) Talend
6 1 (1.30%) SAP
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Informatica
6 1 (1.30%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (1.30%) Teradata
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