The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 41 30 65
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +35
Contract jobs citing QA 63 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 4.07% 5.25% 1.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.58% 57.01% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 53 4
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£325 £305 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £251 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £175.00 - £12.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+91.02% +16.40%
QA
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
104 107 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 6.72% 9.20% 6.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 81 25
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £412 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £13.50 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.07 £20.21 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+4.29% +7.76%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Leeds region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) TDD
3 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (28.45%) SQL
5 32 (27.59%) BDD
6 31 (26.72%) Project Management
7 28 (24.14%) Java
8 25 (21.55%) Open Source
9 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
10 22 (18.97%) Oracle
11 21 (18.10%) Web Services
12 20 (17.24%) XML
12 20 (17.24%) Manual Testing
12 20 (17.24%) Business Analysis
13 19 (16.38%) Selenium
13 19 (16.38%) Cucumber
13 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
14 17 (14.66%) NoSQL
15 16 (13.79%) MongoDB
15 16 (13.79%) RESTful
15 16 (13.79%) Scrum
15 16 (13.79%) ITIL
16 15 (12.93%) .NET
16 15 (12.93%) Change Management
16 15 (12.93%) Ruby
17 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
18 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
18 13 (11.21%) Finance
19 12 (10.34%) ITSM

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Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (4.31%) Node.js
3 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) BGP
2 3 (2.59%) MPLS
2 3 (2.59%) OSPF
2 3 (2.59%) RSVP
2 3 (2.59%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (2.59%) Junos
3 2 (1.72%) DMZ
4 1 (0.86%) Internet
4 1 (0.86%) DNS
4 1 (0.86%) SAN
4 1 (0.86%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (0.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (0.86%) Network Security
4 1 (0.86%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) NoSQL
3 16 (13.79%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Database
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.86%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.86%) Redis
7 1 (0.86%) Big Data
7 1 (0.86%) DataStage
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.86%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 19 (16.38%) Selenium
1 19 (16.38%) Cucumber
2 11 (9.48%) HP UFT
3 10 (8.62%) NUnit
4 9 (7.76%) TeamCity
4 9 (7.76%) Git (software)
5 8 (6.90%) WATIR
5 8 (6.90%) Sahi
5 8 (6.90%) SpecFlow
6 6 (5.17%) Capybara
6 6 (5.17%) IntelliJ
7 4 (3.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.59%) Maven
8 3 (2.59%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.72%) JProfiler
9 2 (1.72%) Hudson
9 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
General
1 13 (11.21%) Finance
2 6 (5.17%) Banking
3 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 2 (1.72%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (26.72%) Analyst
2 24 (20.69%) Developer
3 20 (17.24%) Tester
4 17 (14.66%) Test Analyst
5 9 (7.76%) QA Analyst
6 7 (6.03%) Ruby Developer
7 6 (5.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Database Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Business Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.45%) QA Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Test Leader
9 4 (3.45%) Agile Test Analyst
9 4 (3.45%) QA Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) Capacity Management Specialist
10 3 (2.59%) VB Programmer
10 3 (2.59%) Agile Tester
10 3 (2.59%) VB6 Developer
10 3 (2.59%) Quality Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.10%) Web Services
2 20 (17.24%) XML
3 16 (13.79%) RESTful
4 15 (12.93%) .NET
5 9 (7.76%) HTML
5 9 (7.76%) HTML5
5 9 (7.76%) Sass
6 8 (6.90%) CSS
7 6 (5.17%) Sinatra
7 6 (5.17%) CSS3
8 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
8 3 (2.59%) Mustache
8 3 (2.59%) SOAP
8 3 (2.59%) jQuery
8 3 (2.59%) ADO
9 2 (1.72%) GWT
9 2 (1.72%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.72%) Spring
9 2 (1.72%) Ajax
9 2 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) NHS
2 2 (1.72%) Ontologies
2 2 (1.72%) Chemistry
2 2 (1.72%) Algorithms
2 2 (1.72%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.86%) DataPower
3 1 (0.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.86%) User Experience
3 1 (0.86%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Windows
2 2 (1.72%) UNIX
3 1 (0.86%) Solaris
3 1 (0.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
3 1 (0.86%) Android
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (43.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.03%) TDD
3 35 (30.17%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (27.59%) BDD
5 31 (26.72%) Project Management
6 25 (21.55%) Open Source
7 23 (19.83%) Test Automation
8 20 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 20 (17.24%) Business Analysis
9 16 (13.79%) Scrum
9 16 (13.79%) ITIL
10 15 (12.93%) Change Management
11 13 (11.21%) Automated Testing
11 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (10.34%) Release Management
12 12 (10.34%) ITSM
12 12 (10.34%) Service Management
13 11 (9.48%) Automation Testing
13 11 (9.48%) SDLC
14 10 (8.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) SQL
2 28 (24.14%) Java
3 15 (12.93%) Ruby
4 9 (7.76%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 8 (6.90%) C#
6 7 (6.03%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.59%) VB6
7 3 (2.59%) VB
7 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.72%) ABAP
8 2 (1.72%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.86%) Scala
9 1 (0.86%) Clojure
9 1 (0.86%) Groovy
9 1 (0.86%) VBScript
9 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.17%) ISEB
3 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.45%) Degree
4 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) BC Cleared
4 3 (2.59%) CCIE
4 3 (2.59%) CCNP
4 3 (2.59%) JNCIP
4 3 (2.59%) JNCIE
5 2 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.86%) MCITP
6 1 (0.86%) CCNA
6 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.62%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) HL7
2 1 (0.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 8 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.86%) vSphere
2 1 (0.86%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Graylog
2 3 (2.59%) OpenView
3 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.86%) Puppet
4 1 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.86%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (18.97%) Oracle
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) VMware
4 6 (5.17%) Akamai
4 6 (5.17%) New Relic
4 6 (5.17%) HP
5 5 (4.31%) Cisco
6 3 (2.59%) Juniper
6 3 (2.59%) Remedy
7 2 (1.72%) IBM
7 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 1 (0.86%) NetApp
8 1 (0.86%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.86%) F5
8 1 (0.86%) Brocade
8 1 (0.86%) TippingPoint
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