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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Analyst
Rank 522 531 499
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 54 35 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.075% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 24
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£356 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.93% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £452 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £200 £350
% change year-on-year
+81.25% -42.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +62.50%

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
48490 46430 41591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.40% 92.38% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 29830 27397 23746
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1842 1977 2253
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 18 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 27 February 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 -2 47 £356 -10.93% 5
London -16 22 £350 -12.50%
City of London +12 7 £225 -43.75%
North West -13 3 - - 1
South East - 2 £338 - 3
South West - 2 £275 - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £235 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Bingley - - - -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 52 (67.53%) Data Quality
2 23 (29.87%) SQL
3 21 (27.27%) QA
3 21 (27.27%) Migration
4 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
5 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
6 15 (19.48%) Finance
6 15 (19.48%) Data Migration
7 14 (18.18%) Data Governance
8 13 (16.88%) Banking
9 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (14.29%) SAP
10 10 (12.99%) Oracle
10 10 (12.99%) Selenium
11 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
11 9 (11.69%) Trillium
12 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.39%) NHS
12 8 (10.39%) Quality Management
12 8 (10.39%) Validation
12 8 (10.39%) Data Cleansing
12 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
13 7 (9.09%) BDD
13 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (9.09%) .NET
13 7 (9.09%) C#
14 6 (7.79%) MS Office
14 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
14 6 (7.79%) Change Management

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (7.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.60%) SAS
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (22.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.79%) MS Office
3 5 (6.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.60%) SAP HCM
2 2 (2.60%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.90%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.30%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.30%) MS Access
4 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.30%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 10 (12.99%) Selenium
2 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
3 6 (7.79%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.30%) LSMW
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) WATIR
5 1 (1.30%) Sahi
5 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.30%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 5 (6.49%) Retail
4 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.90%) Electronics
5 3 (3.90%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (6.49%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.30%) Mustache
3 1 (1.30%) Sass
3 1 (1.30%) Web Services
3 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.39%) NHS
3 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.19%) Data Extraction
5 3 (3.90%) DTV
6 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.60%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.60%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) Migration
2 15 (19.48%) Data Migration
3 14 (18.18%) Data Governance
4 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.69%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.39%) Quality Management
6 8 (10.39%) Validation
6 8 (10.39%) Data Cleansing
7 7 (9.09%) BDD
7 7 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (7.79%) Change Management
8 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (6.49%) Data Management
9 5 (6.49%) Data Transformation
9 5 (6.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.49%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.19%) Information Governance
10 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.90%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (29.87%) SQL
2 7 (9.09%) C#
3 6 (7.79%) Ruby
4 5 (6.49%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.19%) VB
6 3 (3.90%) VBA
6 3 (3.90%) Java
7 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.30%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.30%) HNC
2 1 (1.30%) ISEB
2 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.30%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (67.53%) Data Quality
2 21 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (3.90%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.90%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.60%) SLA
4 2 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.60%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) SAP
3 10 (12.99%) Oracle
4 9 (11.69%) Trillium
5 6 (7.79%) DataFlux
6 3 (3.90%) Business Objects
7 2 (2.60%) HP
8 1 (1.30%) Teradata
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