The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 35 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.61% 0.20% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.21% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £406 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
301 472 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 92.33% 95.55% 92.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 200 108
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 13
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region that cited QA Leader in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA