The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Analyst
UK / Scotland
Rank - 127 123
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £190 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £338 £363
% change year-on-year +18.51% -6.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1635 2443 2677
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.51% 94.84% 95.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 995 1340 1473
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 68
Median hourly rate £17.39 £22.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.71% +28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.20 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in Scotland

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in Scotland

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) API Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) QA