The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Banbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 5.26% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
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
1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 5.26% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Banbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Banbury region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) QARun
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Banbury by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Banbury region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) QARun
1 1 (100.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (100.00%) WinRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP