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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 4 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing QA 1 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.67% 14.61% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 59.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 0
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£110 £240 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.78 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
+86.51% +22.22%
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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
5 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.33% 24.72% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 19 2
Average daily rate £110 £210 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -32.80%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.50 £12.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.34% +58.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

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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 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) GxP
3 3 (30.00%) Pharmacovigilance
3 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) CAPA
4 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
4 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
5 1 (10.00%) Cognos
5 1 (10.00%) GCP
5 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) MS Office
5 1 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Data Management
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Publishing
5 1 (10.00%) QlikView
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) iPad

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Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) QlikView
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Quality Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Process Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 1 (10.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) CRM
2 3 (30.00%) CAPA
2 3 (30.00%) Process Improvement
2 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) GCP
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Cognos
2 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy