The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing QA 3 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.63% 9.76% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 76.19% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £563 £515 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.22% +3.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +76.74%
QA
London

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 Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.89% 12.80% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 4
Median daily rate £575 £510 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.74% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £595 £793
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £364
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Apache Spark
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
5 1 (10.00%) GraphX
5 1 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Ansible
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps
5 1 (10.00%) Impala
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Lucene

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Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (10.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) CouchDB
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) Impala
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) Spark SQL
1 1 (10.00%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) CRM Manager
1 3 (30.00%) ERP Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Service Transition Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Transition Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Compliance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Governance Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Java Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Java Software Architect
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Test Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Transformation Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) D3.js
1 1 (10.00%) GraphX
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) Lucene
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Transition Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) RUP
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Palantir