The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank 199 - 206
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Consultant 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% - 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£406 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £500 -
% change year-on-year
-27.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5096 5792 5931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.01% 92.57% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3863 4236 4342
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 81 121
Average hourly rate £17.98 £19.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.16 £42.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Consultant in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

QA Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Consultant
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Consultant in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB

QA Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited QA Consultant in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP