The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Knutsford
Rank - 14 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford - 7.29% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 87.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £33.45
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.29%

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 Knutsford region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Knutsford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Knutsford 18.52% 8.33% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £41.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.57% +69.38%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford