The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 18 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing QA 8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.79% 4.93% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% 38.89% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 3
Average daily rate £322 £385 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +42.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +78.37%
QA
Berkshire

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 Bracknell region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
42 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 14.63% 12.68% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 5
Average daily rate £322 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.50% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £262 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (20.00%) Electronics
5 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (20.00%) Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Business Development
5 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (20.00%) People Management
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Commerce Server
6 2 (13.33%) XML
6 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (13.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) IT Services Manager
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Service Transition Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Change Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Ajax
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Business Development
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) People Management
3 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (20.00%) Project Management
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Change Management
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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