Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Analyst
England > East of England
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 213 207 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 - +195
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.039% 0.020% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.021% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median daily rate £325 - -
England median daily rate £368 £406 £375
% change year-on-year -9.54% +8.33% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £60.92
% change year-on-year +11.11% -63.06% +351.24%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4,783 4,707 4,660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.01% 94.20% 95.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,814 2,711 2,658
East of England median daily rate £425 £418 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.80% +7.74% +3.33%
10th Percentile £192 £213 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 367 379
East of England median hourly rate £17.33 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.72% -11.42% -4.38%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.35 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Quality Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the East of England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Quality Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in the East of England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Analyst in the East of England

Quality Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Analyst within the East of England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £325 -
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, Quality Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Impala
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Data Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Impala
1 1 (50.00%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle