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 21 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 12
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - - 10.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £32.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +75.67%
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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
1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 6.67% - 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -5.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 10
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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