The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 400 409 406
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 33 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.054% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.057% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 18
Average daily rate £475 £475 £486
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £560 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Leader
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
21798 21233 22125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.73% 94.76% 94.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15763 14581 15377
Average daily rate £463 £446 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 379 397
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £38.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in London

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in London

QA Leader
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Leader across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

QA Leader Daily Rate Histogram in London

QA Leader
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

QA Leader Hourly Rate Trend in London

QA Leader
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +48 9 £475 -13.55% 1
Bromley - 2 £463 - 1
QA Leader
England

QA Leader
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title.

1 56 (100.00%) QA
2 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (44.64%) Selenium
4 23 (41.07%) Finance
5 20 (35.71%) SQL
6 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
7 18 (32.14%) Banking
8 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
9 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
10 15 (26.79%) Investment Banking
10 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
11 13 (23.21%) .NET
11 13 (23.21%) ISEB
12 12 (21.43%) Analytics
12 12 (21.43%) ITIL
12 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
13 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
13 10 (17.86%) Algorithmic Trading
13 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
13 10 (17.86%) Sybase
13 10 (17.86%) MSMQ
13 10 (17.86%) PhD
13 10 (17.86%) Migration
13 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
13 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
14 8 (14.29%) BDD
14 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
15 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.79%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Selenium
2 15 (26.79%) HP UFT
3 7 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 6 (10.71%) JIRA
5 5 (8.93%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.36%) Appium
7 2 (3.57%) Artifactory
7 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
7 2 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.57%) TestPartner
8 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.79%) JBehave
8 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.79%) JUnit
8 1 (1.79%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.79%) Maven
8 1 (1.79%) NUnit
8 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.79%) WinRunner
General
1 23 (41.07%) Finance
2 18 (32.14%) Banking
3 15 (26.79%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.79%) Publishing
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.21%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) MSMQ
3 2 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 2 (3.57%) RESTful
3 2 (3.57%) Velocity
4 1 (1.79%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.79%) Java EE
4 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.36%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.36%) SWIFT
5 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.57%) Derivative
5 2 (3.57%) Equities
5 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) FMCG
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Unix
2 4 (7.14%) Android
2 4 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Test Automation
3 16 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 12 (21.43%) Analytics
4 12 (21.43%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) PRINCE2
5 10 (17.86%) Algorithmic Trading
5 10 (17.86%) Data Migration
5 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
5 10 (17.86%) Migration
5 10 (17.86%) Test Strategy
6 8 (14.29%) BDD
6 8 (14.29%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.50%) QA Automation
7 7 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) TDD
8 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
10 4 (7.14%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 7 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (10.71%) C#
4 3 (5.36%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) VB
5 2 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (1.79%) C++
6 1 (1.79%) Groovy
6 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.79%) Perl
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) ISTQB
2 13 (23.21%) ISEB
3 10 (17.86%) PhD
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.79%) EMIR
2 1 (1.79%) GMP
2 1 (1.79%) GxP
2 1 (1.79%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Sybase
2 2 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (1.79%) Hyperion
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
Bromley, Kent
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago