The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 589 604 588
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 33 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.072% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.076% 0.056%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 23
Median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £282 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £475 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Leader
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46983 50190 48389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.63% 95.01% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 30991 32588 30029
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 1916 1961
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in England

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in England

QA Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Leader across the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

QA Leader Daily Rate Histogram in England

QA Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA Leader across the England region.

QA Leader Hourly Rate Trend in England

QA Leader
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the England region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 27 £475 +20.63% 12
West Midlands - 2 - - 1
South West +9 1 - -
South East +7 1 £340 -17.57% 2
East of England -2 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
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QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, QA Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 75 (100.00%) QA
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (26.67%) Selenium
4 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (20.00%) Banking
5 15 (20.00%) Finance
5 15 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 12 (16.00%) BDD
6 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 11 (14.67%) ISEB
7 11 (14.67%) TDD
7 11 (14.67%) Software Testing
7 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
8 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
8 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 10 (13.33%) Migration
8 10 (13.33%) SQL
8 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.00%) API Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (12.00%) .NET
9 9 (12.00%) HP UFT
9 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (10.67%) Manual Testing
10 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
10 8 (10.67%) C#
10 8 (10.67%) Java
10 8 (10.67%) Scrum
10 8 (10.67%) HP Quality Center

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (26.67%) Selenium
2 10 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 9 (12.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
4 6 (8.00%) SpecFlow
5 5 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.33%) CasperJS
6 4 (5.33%) LoadRunner
6 4 (5.33%) NUnit
7 3 (4.00%) Appium
7 3 (4.00%) JBehave
8 2 (2.67%) Artifactory
8 2 (2.67%) SonarQube
8 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.67%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.33%) JUnit
9 1 (1.33%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.33%) Xcode
General
1 15 (20.00%) Banking
1 15 (20.00%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 6 (8.00%) Retail
4 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.00%) Front Office
6 2 (2.67%) Publishing
6 2 (2.67%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (2.67%) Java EE
3 2 (2.67%) Velocity
4 1 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.33%) HTML5
4 1 (1.33%) REST
4 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Data Extraction
2 4 (5.33%) FMCG
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Derivative
4 2 (2.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) Equities
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.67%) Unix
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 12 (16.00%) BDD
4 12 (16.00%) Test Strategy
5 11 (14.67%) Software Testing
5 11 (14.67%) TDD
6 10 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 10 (13.33%) Migration
6 10 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.00%) API Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 9 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.67%) Data Migration
8 8 (10.67%) Manual Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Scrum
8 8 (10.67%) Waterfall
9 7 (9.33%) Defect Management
10 5 (6.67%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.33%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) C#
2 8 (10.67%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.67%) Python
4 2 (2.67%) VBA
5 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (14.67%) ISEB
1 11 (14.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (5.33%) PhD
3 2 (2.67%) Degree
3 2 (2.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) GMP
2 4 (5.33%) GxP
3 3 (4.00%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (4.00%) EMIR
3 3 (4.00%) MiFID
4 2 (2.67%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.67%) SDET
5 1 (1.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) HP
1 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.33%) Sybase
3 2 (2.67%) hybris
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.33%) Citrix
4 1 (1.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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