The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bury St Edmunds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds - 5.71% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 66.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.17
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +26.58%
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Suffolk

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 Bury St Edmunds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Bury St Edmunds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bury St Edmunds - 8.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £175 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £8.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Bury St Edmunds

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bury St Edmunds region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in Bury St Edmunds 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (50.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft