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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 3.23% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.34 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.62% -12.50%
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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
2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 6.45% 7.50% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £488 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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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

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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 1 October 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) HL7
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) XSLT
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Internet

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Architect
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Stories
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle