The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 9 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 4 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.25% 15.00% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 64.29% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Median daily rate £188 £388 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% +55.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.09 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +15.62%
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Buckinghamshire

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 High Wycombe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 12.50% 23.33% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
Median daily rate £188 £350 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £193 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £388 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £24.55 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+123.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 2 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JSP
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
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