The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 18 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing QA 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.74% 2.11% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 50.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
QA
Berkshire

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 Maidenhead region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.70% 4.21% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate £253 £294 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.78% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £209 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £379 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £113.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

QA
Hourly Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

QA Hourly Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Advertising
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) Content Management
2 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) SEO
2 4 (50.00%) UX Design
2 4 (50.00%) Online Marketing
2 4 (50.00%) Analytics
2 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
2 4 (50.00%) User Experience
3 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) GxP
5 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) User Stories
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 4 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP ERP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Advertising
1 4 (50.00%) Marketing
2 3 (37.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Programme Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) HR Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Validation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (50.00%) User Experience
2 3 (37.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Chemistry
3 1 (12.50%) FMCG
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Analytics
1 4 (50.00%) Campaign Management
1 4 (50.00%) Content Management
1 4 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 4 (50.00%) Online Marketing
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) SEO
1 4 (50.00%) UX Design
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
4 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) GxP
2 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) SAP
Maidenhead, Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago