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 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 8 11 8
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 9.76% 10.00% 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 50.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £375 £355 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -29.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +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
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
6 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 14.63% 20.00% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Median daily rate £381 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

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 29 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 Hammersmith region with a requirement for QA.

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

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 3 (50.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (50.00%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) 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 Migration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
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%) Hibernate
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 1 (16.67%) Swagger
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Native
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Insight
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 3 (50.00%) Predictive Modelling
1 3 (50.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker