Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a QA Analyst was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 22 November 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 Assurance Analyst
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 131 129
Rank change year-on-year -12 -2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.11% 0.086% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.090% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Surrey median daily rate £300 £350 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% -20.45% +23.94%
South East median daily rate £310 £344 £300
% change year-on-year -9.82% +14.58% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey. 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
Surrey
Contract vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 2644 2216 2577
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.90% 95.31% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1859 1456 1570
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £211 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 103 86
Surrey median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +19.90% +9.10%
10th Percentile £11.79 £11.69 £11.50
90th Percentile £47.76 £45.07 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA Analyst in Surrey

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leatherhead - 3 £300 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Surrey region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft