The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 148 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +7
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.055% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.058% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £425 £486
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £365 £478
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £485 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Leader
London

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
3194 5206 5695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.34% 95.00% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 3980 4278
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 90 79
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £29.32 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

QA Leader
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 Leader across the City of London region.

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

QA Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Leader across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

QA Leader Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, QA Leader 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 Leader in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (14.29%) EPoS
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Derivative
5 2 (14.29%) Retail
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.14%) EMIR
6 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank

QA Leader 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) GitHub
1 1 (7.14%) Taleo
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) SonarQube
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Derivative
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS
4 1 (7.14%) Equities
4 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.14%) Market Risk
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
2 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
4 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) VB
2 2 (14.29%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (7.14%) EMIR
2 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Hyperion
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
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