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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing QA 5 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 2.99% 5.09% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 63.64% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Median daily rate £313 £330 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +65.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +22.66%
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
10 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 5.99% 8.00% 7.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 2
Median daily rate £313 £390 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% +24.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +50.00%

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 26 September 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 Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
2 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
2 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
3 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) XML
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) GitHub
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI

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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Designer
2 3 (27.27%) UI Designer
2 3 (27.27%) UI/UX Designer
2 3 (27.27%) UX Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
1 2 (18.18%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS3
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Prototyping
2 3 (27.27%) Wireframes
3 2 (18.18%) Line Management
3 2 (18.18%) Matrix Management
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Management
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) IT Governance
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
4 1 (9.09%) Open Source
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Time Management
4 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 1 (9.09%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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