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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 575 592 588
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 28 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.058% 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.061% 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 21
Median daily rate £410 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £280
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +16.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -
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
43322 47779 48205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.49% 94.87% 93.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 28576 30906 31008
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 1853 2022
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +6 16 £463 +23.33% 13
South East - 12 £400 -
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QA Leader Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 60 (100.00%) QA
2 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.33%) Selenium
4 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) BDD
6 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
6 14 (23.33%) TDD
6 14 (23.33%) Banking
6 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
7 13 (21.67%) JIRA
8 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
9 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
9 11 (18.33%) Java
10 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 9 (15.00%) SDLC
10 9 (15.00%) .NET
10 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
11 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
11 8 (13.33%) Migration
11 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
11 8 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
12 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
12 7 (11.67%) SQL
12 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
12 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
13 6 (10.00%) ISTQB

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 5 (8.33%) JBoss
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Confluence
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Fireworks
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.67%) Big Data
2 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) JIRA
3 12 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 8 (13.33%) HP UFT
4 8 (13.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.33%) CasperJS
7 4 (6.67%) NUnit
8 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.33%) JBehave
8 2 (3.33%) JMeter
8 2 (3.33%) LoadRunner
8 2 (3.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.67%) Hudson
9 1 (1.67%) JUnit
9 1 (1.67%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.67%) Xcode
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 8 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (8.33%) Publishing
5 4 (6.67%) Front Office
5 4 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
6 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.67%) Electronics
7 1 (1.67%) Local Government
7 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.67%) Marketing
7 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) HTML
3 2 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
4 1 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (1.67%) Java EE
4 1 (1.67%) RESTful
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Data Extraction
1 4 (6.67%) FMCG
2 2 (3.33%) Derivative
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Copywriting
3 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (1.67%) Fintech
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.67%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.67%) User Experience
3 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
1 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (31.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (25.00%) BDD
4 14 (23.33%) Automated Testing
4 14 (23.33%) Automation Testing
4 14 (23.33%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
6 9 (15.00%) Defect Management
6 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
6 9 (15.00%) SDLC
7 8 (13.33%) Migration
7 8 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 8 (13.33%) Test Strategy
8 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
8 7 (11.67%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
9 6 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 5 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) Java
2 7 (11.67%) SQL
3 6 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) VBA
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.33%) Ruby
6 2 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (1.67%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) ISEB
1 6 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.33%) Degree
3 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (6.67%) PhD
4 1 (1.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (100.00%) QA
2 7 (11.67%) Data Quality
3 4 (6.67%) GMP
3 4 (6.67%) GxP
4 3 (5.00%) SDET
5 2 (3.33%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (3.33%) EMIR
5 2 (3.33%) MiFID
6 1 (1.67%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Sybase
2 3 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Citrix
4 1 (1.67%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.67%) SAP
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