The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 3 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 3.13% 6.52% 14.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 75.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 6
Average daily rate
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£550 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 - £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +75.67%
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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 Leatherhead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leatherhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 4.17% 13.04% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £550 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £413 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £413 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Leatherhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Leatherhead

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Leatherhead region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) STL
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

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Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leatherhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) PhantomJS
1 1 (25.00%) CasperJS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (25.00%) WebKit
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef