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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 11.76% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 47.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
Average daily rate
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- £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £13.45 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -48.76%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.45% 24.71% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 2
Average daily rate - £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -36.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

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Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) GxP
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) CAPA
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
3 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
3 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) GCP
4 1 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Quality Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Process Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (22.22%) Fat Client
2 2 (22.22%) Thin Client
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 3 (33.33%) CAPA
2 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) GxP
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy