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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing QA 11 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 7.38% 1.37% 1.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.89% 17.65% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £394 £263 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £233 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £293 £337
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
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
19 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 12.75% 7.76% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
Median daily rate £378 £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.52% +35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £480 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.35 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.42% -77.54%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 December 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 +5 5 £416 - 1
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Fiddler
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) Capybara
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Calabash
3 3 (25.00%) Ruby
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (8.33%) XPath
5 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
5 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
5 1 (8.33%) FNZ
5 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming

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 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Calabash
2 3 (25.00%) Capybara
2 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Robot Framework
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) General Ledger
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior PMO Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) STB
1 1 (8.33%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Release Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (8.33%) Resource Allocation
3 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) XPath
2 1 (8.33%) XQuery
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) FNZ
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft