The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 135 112 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£368 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £328
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region. 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
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2706 2145 1925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 92.80% 93.75% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1814 1339 1009
Average daily rate £350 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 110 121
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -18.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £30.00 £43.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
West Yorkshire -21 3 £368 +28.94%
QA Analyst
England

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Java
3 9 (81.82%) Web Services
3 9 (81.82%) XML
3 9 (81.82%) Open Source
4 8 (72.73%) BDD
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
4 8 (72.73%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) Selenium
5 6 (54.55%) RESTful
5 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
5 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
6 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
7 4 (36.36%) WATIR
7 4 (36.36%) Ruby
7 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
7 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) Sahi
7 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
8 2 (18.18%) Retail
8 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
8 2 (18.18%) Mustache
8 2 (18.18%) Sass
8 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
8 2 (18.18%) Node.js

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MongoDB
1 6 (54.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 4 (36.36%) Sahi
2 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
2 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
2 4 (36.36%) WATIR
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) LoadRunner
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) XML
2 6 (54.55%) RESTful
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Mustache
4 2 (18.18%) Sass
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 8 (72.73%) BDD
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 4 (36.36%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Stress Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Change Management
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle