The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Lincolnshire
Rank 14 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 1.89% - 14.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £315 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.72
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.24%

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 Lincolnshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Lincolnshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 5.66% 8.89% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £333 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Lincolnshire

QA
Top 2 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lincolnshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Officer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) QMS