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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 8.11% 7.41% 2.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £450 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
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 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 16.22% 14.81% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Average daily rate £450 £475 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £43.00 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hammersmith

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDET
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
4 1 (14.29%) Rally
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
4 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Umbraco
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer in Test
1 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) CMS Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Agile Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Python Developer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
1 1 (14.29%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Spread Betting
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) SOA
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) API Development
4 1 (14.29%) Benchmarking
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Rally