The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 4 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 5 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 15.63% 12.00% 9.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 37.50% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £388 £378 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +115.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £30.78 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-65.88% +69.79%
QA
London

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 Hammersmith region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hammersmith
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 25.00% 32.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £388 £365 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +67.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £288 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £252
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 £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Hammersmith

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) JPA
4 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Spring
4 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Moq
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith 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 (33.33%) SAS
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (16.67%) Log4Net
2 1 (16.67%) Moq
2 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (16.67%) NuGet
2 1 (16.67%) NUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Protractor
2 1 (16.67%) ReSharper
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SAS Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior SAS Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JPA
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) OOXML
2 1 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Swagger
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Customer Insight
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Data Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Microservices
4 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker