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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 5 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone - 7.14% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 33.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.30 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +15.62%
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
1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.00% 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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