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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing QA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 7.14% 2.27% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -37.19%
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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
5 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 17.86% 4.55% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate £450 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £325 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 30 January 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Online Games
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Pega
3 1 (20.00%) Product Management
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) PACS
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Content Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) HL7
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Architect
1 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Online Games
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) PACS
2 1 (20.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Product Management
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) Campaign Management
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Pega
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft