The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 38 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing QA 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.87% 2.08% 3.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 35.71% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £350 £366 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.30% +12.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £38.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £34.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-69.36% +75.76%
QA
Yorkshire

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 North Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.46% 5.83% 4.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £363 £422 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.99% +29.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £366 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £38.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.47% +280.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

QA
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
York -3 2 £350 +11.11%
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)

QA
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) Fiddler
3 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) Zephyr
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (25.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Management
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle