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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 11.76% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£461 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+76.74% -6.53%
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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
6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hammersmith 17.65% - 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £437 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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 29 May 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) Online Games
3 3 (60.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (40.00%) ETL
4 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) OLTP
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) ISEB
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (20.00%) PMP
5 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
5 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

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Top Related IT Skills in Hammersmith by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon Redshift
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (20.00%) CouchDB
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Tableau Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Online Games
2 2 (40.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (40.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (20.00%) PMP
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau