The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 19 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing QA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 2.96% 0.57% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 7.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.17
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +26.58%
QA
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 Newbury region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
18 13 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 13.33% 7.39% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £363 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Newbury region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Newbury region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Newbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle BRM
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle BRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Appium
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Compliance Officer
2 1 (12.50%) CRM Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) QA Officer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) CRM
1 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Project Management
1 2 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Business Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Order to Cash
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Process Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Test Management
2 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GAMP
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow
2 1 (12.50%) Siebel
2 1 (12.50%) Teradata