The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 10 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 8.57% 5.36% 2.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 69.23% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £509 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
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
13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 12.38% 8.93% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 1
Median daily rate £538 £425 £512
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -16.97%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Maidenhead region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Maidenhead region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) C#
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
3 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
4 4 (30.77%) QA Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Adobe Analytics
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) Omniture
6 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
7 1 (7.69%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (7.69%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 1 (7.69%) Project Governance
7 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Automation Test Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Automation Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Product Owner
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Site Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 4 (30.77%) QA Automation
3 4 (30.77%) Quality Management
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Web Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Requirements Management
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Omniture
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
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