The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 15 27
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing QA 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 0.80% 7.14% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 40.00% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £17.55
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +31.09%
QA
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
11 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 8.80% 17.86% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Median daily rate £300 £388 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +23.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Belfast region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) JDeveloper
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Database Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) E-Business Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Korn
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
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