The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 33 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 6 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.82% 2.89% 1.19%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 30.56% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+72.05% -2.50%
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West Midlands

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 Coventry region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 36 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 5.47% 9.47% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 1
Average daily rate £350 £288 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -40.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 2
Average hourly rate £39.25 £17.50 £23.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+124.28% -26.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £14.50 £12.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.83 £35.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Coventry region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 6 (60.00%) SAS
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Teradata
3 3 (30.00%) MS Access
3 3 (30.00%) CRM
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Aprimo
3 3 (30.00%) Direct Marketing
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Campaign Management
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
5 1 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (10.00%) ERP
5 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (10.00%) Oracle

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Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS Project
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Marketing
3 2 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Report Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Campaign Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
3 1 (10.00%) MI Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planner
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) Direct Marketing
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (30.00%) Campaign Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow Management
4 1 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Teradata
2 3 (30.00%) Aprimo
3 1 (10.00%) Baan
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) SAP