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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 3 9
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing QA 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 10.71% 10.00% 2.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 66.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£378 £175 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+115.71% -
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 £28.00 £18.13 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+54.48% +22.88%
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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
9 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 32.14% 15.00% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Average daily rate £365 £218 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+67.81% -52.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £184 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £252 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Online Games
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
4 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (28.57%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (14.29%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) QA Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
1 2 (28.57%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Online Games
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (14.29%) Wiki
4 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Data Modelling
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (42.86%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Release Management
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau