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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 22 13 18
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 4 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.17% 9.29% 4.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 44.44% 76.47% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.40%

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 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.14% 12.14% 9.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
Median daily rate £500 £471 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% -14.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (16.67%) XBRL
4 1 (16.67%) Informatica
4 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (16.67%) CSS

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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) ERwin
1 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
1 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (33.33%) HTML Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (33.33%) UX Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Data Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Excel Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
4 1 (16.67%) Compass CSS Framework
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) XBRL
4 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Data Validation
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) OO
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Data Management
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (16.67%) PDM
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Informatica
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Talend