The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.00% - 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £610 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.17
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +26.58%
QA
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 3.00% 13.59% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £550 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -21.42%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +47.50%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

QA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Guildford region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) MS Project
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Ericsson
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) DMAIC
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Ericsson