The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 4 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - 21.05% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
QA
Kent

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 Maidstone region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - 36.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £125 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Maidstone

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone