The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had QA Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Consultant
London / City of London
Rank 152 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Consultant 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £625 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2813 2903 4861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.39% 95.84% 95.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2239 2266 3742
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 49 84
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured QA Consultant in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, QA Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WATIR
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Sahi
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Sahi
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) WATIR
1 1 (50.00%) Zephyr
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP