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 24 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 26 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 1 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.60% 2.35% 2.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 38.46% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £345 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +14.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £37.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-60.13% +72.09%
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
6 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 3.61% 6.10% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 4
Median daily rate £345 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £217 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £448 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +19.04%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware

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 2 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Lead
2 1 (50.00%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 6 days ago