The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 12 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing QA 1 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.32% 1.22% 9.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 28.57% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £401 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £33.45
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.29%

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 Bradford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 7 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 6.58% 4.27% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 12
Median daily rate £401 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £20.97 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
2 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
2 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
2 3 (42.86%) Adobe
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (14.29%) Calabash
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Appium
2 1 (14.29%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Designer
1 3 (42.86%) UI Designer
1 3 (42.86%) UI/UX Designer
1 3 (42.86%) UX Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) XHTML
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mobile Development
1 3 (42.86%) Prototyping
1 3 (42.86%) Wireframes
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Android Development
2 1 (14.29%) BDD
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle