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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 6 4
Contract jobs citing QA 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 13.64% 7.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 75.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £359
% change year-on-year
-0.64% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-34.64% +25.00%
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
0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - 18.18% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

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