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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 15 6
Contract jobs citing QA 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 1.64% 10.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £21.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+76.74% -17.30%
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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
1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 8.33% 3.28% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £325 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +15.06%

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

QA
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