The median contractor rate for a QA Analyst was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Suffolk during the 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Analyst
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 29 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 0.56% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £300 £340
% change year-on-year +4.16% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk. 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
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 173 185 180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 97.74% 98.93% 98.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 127 105
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £503 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 17
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -26.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk that featured QA Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Analyst in Suffolk

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 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
Stowmarket - 1 £275 -
QA Analyst
East of England

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, QA 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 Suffolk region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Reinsurance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Reinsurance
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA