The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing QA 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.66% 6.55% 3.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 64.71% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 3
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£438 £275 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% +15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £18.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+54.48% +22.88%
QA
West Yorkshire

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
15 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 7.08% 10.12% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
Average daily rate £450 £275 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +0.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £228 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £338 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) SOA
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 6 (22.22%) Android
3 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
4 4 (14.81%) ISEB
4 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
4 4 (14.81%) Web Services
4 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
4 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Windows
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Change Control
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation

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Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Leader
5 3 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Programme Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Cutover Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Project Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Packager
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (3.70%) XML
3 1 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Android
1 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
2 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) SOA
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) Project Management
4 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C#
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
1 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) SAP
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.70%) iSOFT
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
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