The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Livingston region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
West Lothian / Livingston
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 12.24% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 12.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Livingston region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Livingston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49 57 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Livingston 100.00% 100.00% 97.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 34 27
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £9.84 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Livingston region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Livingston

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Livingston

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Livingston

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, QA Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Livingston region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Livingston 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA