The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Harrow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Harrow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 8.33% - 5.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £26.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +92.59%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 8.33% 5.56% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £375 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
QA
London

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Harrow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Harrow

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Harrow region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Harrow

QA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 1 (100.00%) FishEye
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Harrow 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) FishEye
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 1 (100.00%) Demand Management