The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 9 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing QA 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.84% 4.35% 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 40.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £499 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £33.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-21.21% -2.65%

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 Gatwick region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 11.76% 10.87% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £465 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

QA
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Process Management
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) ITSM
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Programme Management

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Implementation Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) ITSM
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) PMI Certification
1 4 (66.67%) PMP
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco