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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing QA 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 3.80% 2.78% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £650 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
QA
Surrey

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
12 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leatherhead 7.59% 11.11% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 0
Average daily rate £488 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +42.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 10 February 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Leatherhead

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) JBehave
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Java EE
5 1 (16.67%) JSON

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Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) JBehave
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Defect Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) XML Messaging
3 1 (16.67%) Behat
3 1 (16.67%) Java EE
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) Test Management
1 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
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