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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Berkshire / Maidenhead
Rank 14 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing QA 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 7.81% 0.83% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £33.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-22.72% -5.03%

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
24 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 18.75% 7.44% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 1
Median daily rate £370 £253 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.10% +35.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £38.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.98 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-47.67% +75.00%

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 24 January 2017, 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 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Selenium
3 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
5 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 4 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
6 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) TDD
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 2 (12.50%) FMCG
8 2 (12.50%) Degree
8 2 (12.50%) Change Control
8 2 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (12.50%) Subversion
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics
8 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Omniture
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) Legal
8 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (6.25%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
1 7 (43.75%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Protractor
4 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Arabic Language
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) QA Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) QA Automation Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Product Owner
4 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Site Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Product Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Digital Product Owner
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Reporting Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) CSS3
2 1 (6.25%) DOM
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
2 1 (6.25%) Handlebars
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML5
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
2 1 (6.25%) LESS
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) Sass
2 1 (6.25%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) QA Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Change Control
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) Web Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) HND
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) GMP
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Omniture
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle