The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 574 555 520
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Analyst 5 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.019% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 3
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£600 £450 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Senior QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior QA Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK.

Senior QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior QA Analyst
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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 -14 5 £600 +33.33% 9
London -3 4 £600 +33.33% 6
East of England - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £600 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

Senior QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) Selenium
5 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (33.33%) .NET
7 5 (27.78%) MS Office
7 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
7 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
8 4 (22.22%) Workflow
8 4 (22.22%) Change Management
8 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
8 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
8 4 (22.22%) Windows
8 4 (22.22%) Java
8 4 (22.22%) Mingle
9 3 (16.67%) BDD
9 3 (16.67%) Analytics
9 3 (16.67%) MSMQ
9 3 (16.67%) Web Services
9 3 (16.67%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 3 (16.67%) Sybase
9 3 (16.67%) Ruby
9 3 (16.67%) TDD

Senior QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior QA 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 Senior QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 4 (22.22%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) KDB
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (11.11%) Sahi
3 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) WATIR
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) TestNG
4 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.56%) JUnit
4 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Front Office
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) MSMQ
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) Workflow
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Analytics
5 3 (16.67%) ITIL
5 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 3 (16.67%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) CRM
6 2 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Kanban
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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