The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 17 6
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing QA 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 9.09% 1.69% 10.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.00% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.13 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+94.77% +14.16%
QA
East of England

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 East Anglia region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 18.18% 3.39% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate - £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.16% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.34%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EFT
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) PeopleSoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP