The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing QA 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.11% 8.11% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 100.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£700 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.70%
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Dorset

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 Bournemouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 5.56% 8.11% 6.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate £335 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £79.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Bournemouth region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Informatica
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