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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Quality Assurance Test Analyst
UK
Rank 578 613 613
Rank change year-on-year
+35 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior QA Test Analyst 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.010% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.007% 0.010% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £414 £313 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.40% -25.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £304 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £384 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £313 £363
% change year-on-year
+32.40% -13.79%
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
41742 48106 48047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.76% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 27155 30643 30207
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1758 1889
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.88 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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
Top 7 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +34 2 £453 +44.80% 1
London +7 1 - - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £375 -
Scotland - 1 £375 -
Blackpool - 1 £453 -
Lancashire - 1 £453 -
North West - 1 £453 -

Senior QA Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP