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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.42% - 4.94%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% - 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +16.07%
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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
6 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 4.84% 7.44% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £512 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £18.70 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +28.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Billing
4 2 (22.22%) Logistics
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
4 2 (22.22%) Legal
4 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) ISEB
4 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
4 2 (22.22%) JDE OneWorld
4 2 (22.22%) CSS
4 2 (22.22%) HND
4 2 (22.22%) GMP
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) FMCG
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5

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Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (22.22%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JDE OneWorld
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LTE
1 2 (22.22%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) TestDirector
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 2 (22.22%) Billing
3 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 2 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Test Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Development Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (11.11%) Yii
2 1 (11.11%) JSP
2 1 (11.11%) Servlets
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Flash
2 1 (11.11%) RSS
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) XML-RPC
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Spring
2 1 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
2 1 (11.11%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) FMCG
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Open Source
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Kindle
2 1 (11.11%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Logistics
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Master Data Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) PHP5
3 1 (11.11%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) HND
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) GMP
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Rackspace
2 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle