Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was £480 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 January 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 > South West
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 196 220
Rank change year-on-year +5 +24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.076% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.080% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
South West median daily rate £480 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.94% +30.77% -
England median daily rate £375 £375 £413
% change year-on-year - -9.09% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £21.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% -6.42% +50.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 4,965 5,030 5,937
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.14% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,108 3,266 3,946
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 362 357
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.40
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.43 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.25 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.75% -0.61% +12.12%

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the South West

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in the South West

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Analyst in the South West

Quality Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
Bristol - 2 £480 -
Quality Analyst
England

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 6 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 South West region featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality

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

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 2 (100.00%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality