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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 12.00% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £290 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-58.38% +86.25%
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
3 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Banbury 12.00% 2.78% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £290 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Banbury region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Banbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Banbury

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QARun
2 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
2 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

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 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) QARun
1 2 (66.67%) TestDirector
1 2 (66.67%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Web Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
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