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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 35 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing QA 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 0.44% 1.56% 3.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 7.14% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 6
Median daily rate £550 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £34.28 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-69.36% +79.21%
QA
East of England

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
22 42 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.69% 21.88% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 39 19
Median daily rate £350 £175 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £320 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £27.60 £102.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.07% +286.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

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 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -10 1 £550 +69.23%
QA
East of England

QA
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Project Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management

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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Chief Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Chief Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) CIO
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management