The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 25 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 158 150
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.11% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £500 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -17.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £99.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -81.81% +633.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2718 3555 3523
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 93.72% 94.75% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1600 2207 2028
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 132 196
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.00 £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Analyst in the North West

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 North West region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
2 2 (66.67%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Civica
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Extraction
1 2 (66.67%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Civica