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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 13
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia - - 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-55.91% +14.06%
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 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 13.33% 6.67% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £600 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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