The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1800 2201 2391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.78% 90.61% 93.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 1126 1202
Median daily rate £413 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 116 53
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

QA Leader
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 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
Reading - 1 £350 -
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, QA Leader 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 across the Berkshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Hudson
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Capybara
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Bug Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) TestLink
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Capybara
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Hudson
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) TestLink
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) API Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Bug Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA