The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 10 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.15% 3.19% 4.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% 31.03% 44.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 9
Median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £325 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -30.30%
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
44 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 18.26% 10.28% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 14
Median daily rate £475 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £127 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £404 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bracknell region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
5 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 9 (40.91%) DevOps
6 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (36.36%) Worklight
6 8 (36.36%) AppDynamics
6 8 (36.36%) Mobile First
6 8 (36.36%) JSON
6 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
6 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 8 (36.36%) Splunk
6 8 (36.36%) Fredhopper
6 8 (36.36%) XML
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) AIX
6 8 (36.36%) Linux
6 8 (36.36%) Apache
6 8 (36.36%) DB2
6 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
6 8 (36.36%) IBM
6 8 (36.36%) Commerce Server
6 8 (36.36%) Ajax
6 8 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell 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 8 (36.36%) Apache
1 8 (36.36%) Commerce Server
1 8 (36.36%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
1 8 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (9.09%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Fredhopper
2 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (4.55%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Basecamp
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
1 1 (4.55%) Google Tag Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (4.55%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Transition Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Applications Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) Server Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Server Specialist
5 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (9.09%) Analytics Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer
6 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 2 (9.09%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Service Transition Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Service Transition Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Transition Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 9 (40.91%) CSS
3 8 (36.36%) Ajax
3 8 (36.36%) JSON
3 8 (36.36%) Worklight
3 8 (36.36%) XML
4 1 (4.55%) .NET
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
1 1 (4.55%) Fat Client
1 1 (4.55%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) AIX
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) ITIL
3 10 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 9 (40.91%) DevOps
5 8 (36.36%) Mobile First
5 8 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (36.36%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (27.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 2 (9.09%) Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) Pair Programming
8 2 (9.09%) Release Management
8 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
8 2 (9.09%) TDD
8 2 (9.09%) User Stories
8 2 (9.09%) Validation
8 2 (9.09%) Web Analytics
8 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.55%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Netcool
1 1 (4.55%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (4.55%) Netcool/Webtop
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) AppDynamics
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
1 8 (36.36%) Splunk
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Google
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Omniture
2 1 (4.55%) SAP