The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior QA Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
Rank 641 639 617
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 5 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.011% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £394 £518
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -23.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £336 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+27.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Senior QA Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title.

Senior QA Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Senior QA Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior QA Test Analyst
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior QA Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 5 £500 +26.98% 5
London +5 3 £525 +23.52% 4
South East +2 2 £415 +27.69%
Oxford - 2 £415 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £415 -
Bromley - 1 £500 -

Senior QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, Senior QA Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior QA Test Analyst in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) ETL
3 4 (36.36%) BDD
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
4 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
4 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
4 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
4 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) Law
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) Product Management
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science

Senior QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Mart
2 1 (9.09%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) IntelliJ
2 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
4 1 (9.09%) JBehave
4 1 (9.09%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
4 1 (9.09%) MSTest
4 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 3 (27.27%) Spring Boot
3 2 (18.18%) PostGIS
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) BDD
2 4 (36.36%) ETL
2 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
2 4 (36.36%) Scrum
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
3 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 3 (27.27%) Product Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (18.18%) IT Audit
4 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Murex