The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 14 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing QA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 5.00% 1.39% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £37.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-62.16% +72.09%
QA
Hertfordshire

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 Hemel Hempstead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hemel Hempstead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 18.75% 5.56% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £450 £75 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+500.00% -81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £75 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £75 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +9.52%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hemel Hempstead region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Hemel Hempstead region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (60.00%) JDA
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (20.00%) MS Project
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring

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Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) JIRA
1 4 (80.00%) Zephyr
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Functional QA Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) V-Model
2 3 (60.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (60.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) JDA
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix