The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 3.13% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£353 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+91.02% +16.41%
QA
East Midlands

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
2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 3.13% 10.00% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £353 £250 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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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

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Contract Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lincoln - 2 £353 -
QA
East Midlands

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 7 (77.78%) Agresso
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
1 7 (77.78%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
1 7 (77.78%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Spock
3 2 (22.22%) GitHub
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) JBoss
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
4 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 (11.11%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
1 2 (22.22%) Spock
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) REST
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Camel
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Configuration Management
1 7 (77.78%) Knowledge Management
1 7 (77.78%) Mentoring
1 7 (77.78%) Coaching
2 6 (66.67%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ForgeRock