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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing QA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 10.53% 5.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 80.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£461 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £18.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+91.66% -30.76%
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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 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 13.16% 20.00% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate £437 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.12%

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 21 April 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Games
2 5 (71.43%) Online Games
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (42.86%) ETL
4 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Confluence
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (28.57%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (14.29%) CouchDB
3 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) OLTP
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Manager
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Online Games
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) ETL
3 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Deployment
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Campaign Management
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Tableau
3 1 (14.29%) Business Objects