The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 7 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 8.33% 9.09% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -9.83%
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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 Harrow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Harrow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Harrow 8.33% 9.09% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £250 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

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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

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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

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Harrow

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

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Top Related IT Skills in Harrow by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) UAT Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL