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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
London / Hammersmith
Rank 12 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 2.44% 4.88% 6.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 40.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.72
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.24%

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 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 12.20% 12.20% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £360 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.21% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

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 13 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB