The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 29 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.11% 2.64% 2.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.29% 25.53% 38.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 14
Median daily rate £400 £373 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £426 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £8.50 £100.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £34.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-69.36% +75.76%
QA
South West

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 Bristol region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
99 94 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 10.61% 10.35% 5.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 75 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £458 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £33.05 £100.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.95% +566.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bristol region with a requirement for QA.

1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Project Management
3 14 (30.43%) Finance
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.57%) TDD
5 9 (19.57%) BDD
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
7 7 (15.22%) C#
7 7 (15.22%) Scrum
7 7 (15.22%) Ruby
7 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
7 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (13.04%) High Availability
8 6 (13.04%) User Experience
8 6 (13.04%) Microservices
8 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
8 6 (13.04%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
9 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
9 5 (10.87%) MVC
9 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (10.87%) Kanban
9 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
9 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.87%) Blog

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 5 (10.87%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.35%) IBM Notes
2 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Lorenzo
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon S3
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 5 (10.87%) Hadoop
1 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Octopus Deploy
1 5 (10.87%) TeamCity
2 3 (6.52%) Selenium
2 3 (6.52%) SpecFlow
2 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
3 2 (4.35%) Appium
3 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
3 2 (4.35%) Protractor
3 2 (4.35%) Robotium
3 2 (4.35%) Xcode
4 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
2 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 5 (10.87%) Project Planner
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Quality Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
5 3 (6.52%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Developer
5 3 (6.52%) Finance Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) PMO Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.52%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer - E-Commerce
6 2 (4.35%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) UAT Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (13.04%) .NET
3 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (10.87%) Ember.js
3 5 (10.87%) Node.js
4 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) JSON
4 1 (2.17%) REST
4 1 (2.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) User Experience
2 5 (10.87%) Blog
2 5 (10.87%) Public Cloud
3 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.52%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Android
2 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (32.61%) Project Management
3 9 (19.57%) BDD
3 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
5 7 (15.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (15.22%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.22%) Scrum
6 6 (13.04%) High Availability
6 6 (13.04%) Microservices
6 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.87%) Automated Testing
7 5 (10.87%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.87%) CQRS
7 5 (10.87%) DevOps
7 5 (10.87%) Kanban
7 5 (10.87%) MVC
7 5 (10.87%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.87%) Project Planning
7 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C#
1 7 (15.22%) Ruby
2 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
2 5 (10.87%) Scala
3 3 (6.52%) Java
4 2 (4.35%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) C
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.57%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.17%) APMP
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) Lotus
4 1 (2.17%) hybris
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle
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