The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England / Norfolk
Rank 24 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing QA 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 2.22% 2.33% 2.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 55.56% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 2
Median daily rate £325 £358 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +6.19%

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 Norfolk region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 13.33% 4.19% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £355 £363 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +100.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £450 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

QA
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich +9 2 £325 -27.77% 2
QA
East of England

QA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 21 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Xamarin