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 30 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing QA 4 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.53% 4.35% 1.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 23.53% 38.10% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £330 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £603 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
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
17 21 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 10.76% 11.41% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 8
Median daily rate £340 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £388 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £594 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

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

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB
4 1 (14.29%) VBA
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) MS Project
4 1 (14.29%) MS Office
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
4 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Document Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis

QA
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 (14.29%) LiveLink
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
3 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Beauchamp
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Portfolio Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 1 (14.29%) VB
1 1 (14.29%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft