The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 8.70% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +76.74%
QA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Banbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Banbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 8.70% 3.23% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £288 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Banbury region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Banbury region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Banbury

QA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Banbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 3 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) QARun
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (100.00%) QARun
1 3 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 3 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP