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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Analyst
Rank 560 543 523
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 35 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.076% 0.069%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.069% 0.082% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 20
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£313 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £290 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.09% +129.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £27.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-29.09% +129.16%

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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 27 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 19 December 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 -31 31 £300 -22.58% 8
London +13 19 £425 - 3
South East -19 6 £300 -20.00% 1
Scotland - 4 £350 -
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Kent - 3 £300 -
West Midlands - 2 £145 -
Berkshire +2 1 £300 -
Slough - 1 £300 -
Birmingham - 1 £145 -
Yorkshire - 1 £235 -
North West - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Preston - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Stirling - - - -
York - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -

Quality Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 42 (56.76%) Data Quality
2 30 (40.54%) SQL
3 26 (35.14%) QA
4 19 (25.68%) Migration
5 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (18.92%) Data Migration
7 13 (17.57%) Finance
7 13 (17.57%) Oracle
8 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
9 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
10 9 (12.16%) SAP
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 9 (12.16%) NHS
11 8 (10.81%) HP
11 8 (10.81%) VBA
11 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
12 7 (9.46%) Test Management
12 7 (9.46%) Data Cleansing
12 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (9.46%) Validation
12 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
12 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
12 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
13 6 (8.11%) ISEB
13 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (8.11%) MS Office
13 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
14 5 (6.76%) Talend
14 5 (6.76%) Datanomic

Quality Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.05%) Node.js
2 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (16.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 3 (4.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) Summit
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.05%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.35%) MS Access
4 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (5.41%) Selenium
3 3 (4.05%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (4.05%) Mocha
3 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.35%) Concordion
5 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.35%) YouTrack
5 1 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.35%) Hudson
5 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) Subversion
5 1 (1.35%) LSMW
General
1 13 (17.57%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
4 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.05%) Marketing
5 3 (4.05%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.41%) XML
2 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.16%) NHS
3 4 (5.41%) Derivative
4 3 (4.05%) DTV
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
3 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Migration
2 14 (18.92%) Data Migration
3 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
4 7 (9.46%) Test Management
4 7 (9.46%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (9.46%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (9.46%) Validation
4 7 (9.46%) Data Modelling
5 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (8.11%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.76%) Data Governance
6 5 (6.76%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.76%) Regression Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 4 (5.41%) UML
7 4 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (5.41%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (40.54%) SQL
2 8 (10.81%) VBA
3 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (5.41%) VB
4 4 (5.41%) Java
5 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) ISTQB
2 6 (8.11%) ISEB
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (4.05%) MOS
6 2 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.35%) HNC
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (56.76%) Data Quality
2 26 (35.14%) QA
3 3 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
4 2 (2.70%) TickIT
4 2 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.70%) SLA
5 1 (1.35%) Basel III
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) SAP
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) HP
4 5 (6.76%) Talend
4 5 (6.76%) Datanomic
5 3 (4.05%) DataFlux
5 3 (4.05%) Trillium
6 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.35%) Teradata
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