The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 8 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.23% 1.15% 1.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 12.35% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Median daily rate £363 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +22.91%
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 £14.00 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +76.74%
QA
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
48 81 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.36% 9.33% 8.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 30
Median daily rate £315 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £238 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +91.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for QA.

1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
3 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
4 8 (38.10%) MS Access
4 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (33.33%) Star Schema
5 7 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
6 6 (28.57%) Data Stewardship
6 6 (28.57%) Analytics
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (23.81%) Change Management
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
9 3 (14.29%) Office 365
9 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (9.52%) Web Development
10 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
10 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (9.52%) Change Control

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Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (38.10%) MS Access
3 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (33.33%) Star Schema
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.76%) Moq
2 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.76%) WatiN
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) MI Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Operations Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) SOAP
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) CSS
2 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) JSON
2 1 (4.76%) NHibernate
2 1 (4.76%) Ninject
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Data Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (28.57%) Analytics
3 6 (28.57%) Data Stewardship
3 6 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Management
6 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (9.52%) Change Control
7 2 (9.52%) CRM
7 2 (9.52%) OO
7 2 (9.52%) OOD
7 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 2 (9.52%) Project Management
7 2 (9.52%) Requirements Management
7 2 (9.52%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.52%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) CISSP
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) MicroStrategy
2 2 (9.52%) Citrix
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Twitter
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