The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hammersmith region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 12.20% 10.71% 2.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% 75.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £338 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £13.45 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -58.61%
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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
11 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 26.83% 14.29% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 4
Average daily rate £365 £380 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -22.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hammersmith

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Hammersmith region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Hammersmith region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Hammersmith

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Games
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (55.56%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Online Games
4 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
5 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
5 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 3 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Coaching
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) Python
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (33.33%) ETL
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Network Design
6 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hammersmith region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (22.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (11.11%) OLTP
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
3 1 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
3 1 (11.11%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Python Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Online Games
2 3 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (22.22%) Wiki
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Software Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Coaching
4 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (33.33%) ETL
4 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Benchmarking
5 2 (22.22%) Network Design
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Tableau