The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 84 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% - 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£450 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £250 £276
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1336 1405 1239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.02% 94.04% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 722 753 562
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £70 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 111 156
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.59 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £34.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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Top 15 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB

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Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
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