The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 556 580 561
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 27 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.069% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.072% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 21 24
Median daily rate £400 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £488 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Median hourly rate £29.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - £18.00

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39444 47062 46529
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.27% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25724 30895 28569
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1347 1459 1887
Median hourly rate £18.40 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.54% +5.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Quality Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Analyst in England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Analyst in England

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Analyst in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Quality Analyst in England

Quality Analyst
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
London +22 13 £400 -5.88% 8
South East +12 5 £500 +25.00% 2
South West - 5 £350 -
North West +29 3 £155 -34.84% 3
North East - 1 £400 -
Quality Analyst
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Quality 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 across the England region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 49 (69.01%) Data Quality
2 27 (38.03%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) Data Analysis
4 21 (29.58%) QA
5 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
6 15 (21.13%) Finance
7 14 (19.72%) Data Management
8 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.08%) Solvency II
10 10 (14.08%) Master Data Management
11 9 (12.68%) Oracle
12 8 (11.27%) Sybase
13 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
13 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
13 7 (9.86%) NHS
13 7 (9.86%) Migration
13 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (9.86%) Selenium
14 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
14 6 (8.45%) Information Governance
14 6 (8.45%) IBM InfoSphere
14 6 (8.45%) Banking
14 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (8.45%) Informatica
14 6 (8.45%) IBM
15 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
15 5 (7.04%) Regression Testing
15 5 (7.04%) SAS

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (7.04%) SAS
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (22.54%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.63%) MS Office
4 2 (2.82%) MS Project
4 2 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.41%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Lorenzo
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.41%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) PuTTY
1 2 (2.82%) WinSCP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.63%) QlikView
4 3 (4.23%) Data Mining
4 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.23%) DB2
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.41%) Electronic Patient Records
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Selenium
2 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.63%) SpecFlow
2 4 (5.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 3 (4.23%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.82%) Ant
4 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.82%) HP UFT
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.82%) TestNG
4 2 (2.82%) Toad
5 1 (1.41%) Gatling
5 1 (1.41%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Finnish Language
5 1 (1.41%) French Language
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Law
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Publishing
5 1 (1.41%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.82%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) XML
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) JSON
3 1 (1.41%) SAP CO-PA
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (9.86%) NHS
2 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
2 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.41%) LIMS
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Data Analysis
2 14 (19.72%) Data Management
3 13 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) Master Data Management
5 7 (9.86%) Data Modelling
5 7 (9.86%) Migration
6 6 (8.45%) Information Governance
6 6 (8.45%) Test Scripting
7 5 (7.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.04%) Data Governance
7 5 (7.04%) Quality Management
7 5 (7.04%) Regression Testing
7 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.04%) Test Strategy
7 5 (7.04%) Validation
8 4 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.63%) ETL
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.03%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) Java
3 3 (4.23%) F#
4 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.41%) C#
5 1 (1.41%) Python
5 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) Degree
1 4 (5.63%) ISEB
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (69.01%) Data Quality
2 21 (29.58%) QA
3 10 (14.08%) Solvency II
4 2 (2.82%) PMO
5 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.41%) GAMP
5 1 (1.41%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.68%) Oracle
3 8 (11.27%) Sybase
4 6 (8.45%) IBM
4 6 (8.45%) Informatica
5 4 (5.63%) Talend
5 4 (5.63%) Trillium
6 3 (4.23%) DataFlux
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) SAP
7 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.82%) VMware
8 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.41%) Civica
8 1 (1.41%) Compaq
8 1 (1.41%) OpenText
8 1 (1.41%) Tableau
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