The median contractor rate for a Quality Analyst was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 610 587
Rank change year-on-year +38 -23  
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Analyst 29 34 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.063% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.066% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 46
Median daily rate £425 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -17.33% -6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £18.00 £99.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -81.81% +633.33%  
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. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43829 51011 53185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28353 33254 33375
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1511 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Quality Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Quality Analyst over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Quality Analyst in the UK

Quality Analyst
Top 23 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
England +45 29 £425 +13.33% 5
London +17 10 £445 +27.14% 3
South East +28 7 £310 -27.05% 1
East Midlands -3 5 £475 +65.21%
Berkshire +26 4 £310 -27.05%
Yorkshire +23 4 £180 -60.00%
City of London +2 4 £500 +25.00%
Maidenhead - 4 £310 -
East Yorkshire - 4 £180 -
Hull - 4 £180 -
South West +6 2 £388 -3.12%
Nottingham +4 2 £425 +70.00%
Nottinghamshire -3 2 £425 +70.00%
Northamptonshire - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £433 -
West Midlands +20 1 £438 +16.66% 1
Birmingham +12 1 £438 +20.68% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £425 -
Wiltshire - 1 £350 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £350 -
Cheltenham - 1 £425 -

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Quality Analyst in the job title.

1 33 (63.46%) Data Quality
2 20 (38.46%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) QA
4 16 (30.77%) Data Management
5 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (23.08%) Finance
5 12 (23.08%) Data Governance
6 11 (21.15%) Data Modelling
7 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
8 9 (17.31%) Master Data Management
8 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (17.31%) SAP
8 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 9 (17.31%) Informatica
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle
9 8 (15.38%) ERP
9 8 (15.38%) Migration
9 8 (15.38%) SAP ERP
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
10 7 (13.46%) IBM
10 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
11 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (11.54%) Change Management
11 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
11 6 (11.54%) ETL
11 6 (11.54%) Validation

Quality Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) MS Project Server
2 3 (5.77%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.85%) SPSS
5 1 (1.92%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) SAP ERP
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (3.85%) Lorenzo
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) PuTTY
1 2 (3.85%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.77%) Big Data
4 3 (5.77%) Data Lake
4 3 (5.77%) Data Mining
4 3 (5.77%) Hadoop
4 3 (5.77%) IBM InfoSphere
4 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.85%) QlikView
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (5.77%) Selenium
3 2 (3.85%) Ant
3 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.85%) HP UFT
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
3 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.85%) TestNG
3 2 (3.85%) Toad
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
3 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Billing
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.92%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) .NET
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.62%) NHS
2 3 (5.77%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) Tandem
4 1 (1.92%) Derivative
4 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Data Management
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Data Governance
3 11 (21.15%) Data Modelling
4 10 (19.23%) Test Automation
5 9 (17.31%) Master Data Management
6 8 (15.38%) ERP
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Data Analysis
7 7 (13.46%) Six Sigma
8 6 (11.54%) Change Management
8 6 (11.54%) ETL
8 6 (11.54%) Quality Management
8 6 (11.54%) Validation
9 5 (9.62%) Business Analysis
9 5 (9.62%) CRM
9 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (9.62%) Scrum
9 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
10 4 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) F#
2 2 (3.85%) Java
2 2 (3.85%) R
3 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) CSQA
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 2 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (63.46%) Data Quality
2 17 (32.69%) QA
3 4 (7.69%) GDPR
4 1 (1.92%) GAMP
4 1 (1.92%) GxP
4 1 (1.92%) PMO
4 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) vRealize
Vendors
1 9 (17.31%) Informatica
1 9 (17.31%) SAP
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (13.46%) IBM
3 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) HP
4 5 (9.62%) Trillium
5 4 (7.69%) Talend
6 3 (5.77%) DataFlux
7 2 (3.85%) Ariba
7 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.92%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (1.92%) Civica
8 1 (1.92%) Compaq
8 1 (1.92%) Datanomic
8 1 (1.92%) Sybase
8 1 (1.92%) Tableau
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