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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 2 5 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing QA 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 41.67% 6.25% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
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
6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 50.00% 18.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Anglia region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

QA
Top 10 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Anglia region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development

QA
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL