The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had QA Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Consultant
Rank - 433 424
Contract jobs requiring a QA Consultant 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.004% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.004% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £55.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Consultant
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21035 22303 22456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 95.03% 94.72% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15052 15630 15374
Median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £274 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 360 417
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.45 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

QA Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

QA Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QA Consultant Daily Rate Trend in London

QA Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

QA Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in London

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, QA Consultant 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 London region featuring QA Consultant in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Equities
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (20.00%) Market Making
4 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) NUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) WATIR
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading

QA Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (20.00%) NUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Sahi
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (20.00%) WATIR
1 1 (20.00%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Market Making
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix
1 1 (20.00%) HP
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