The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Wales region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 66 51 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.19% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£345 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.50% +27.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £328 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.03% +9.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Job Titles Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
754 481 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 95.56% 92.32% 92.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 282 302
Average daily rate £375 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 33 33
Average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £18.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
QA Analyst
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QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Analyst across the Wales region.

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Wales

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
South Wales -20 2 £345 -1.50%
West Wales - 1 - - 1
QA Analyst
UK

QA Analyst
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 QA Analyst in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region that cited 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 QA Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
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