The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Nottingham region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Tester
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 40 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.66% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.71% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+21.25% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
350 458 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 96.95% 95.62% 98.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 228 171
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 25
Median hourly rate £12.23 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £50.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Nottingham region that featured QA Tester in the job title.

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, QA Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region featuring QA Tester in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Time Management
3 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 4 (66.67%) Analytics
3 4 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (66.67%) API Testing
3 4 (66.67%) JSON
3 4 (66.67%) JMeter
3 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SOAP
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
4 2 (33.33%) Marketing
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Microservices
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (16.67%) Finance

QA Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JMeter
1 4 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) JSON
2 4 (66.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Time Management
2 4 (66.67%) Analytics
2 4 (66.67%) API Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (66.67%) User Stories
2 4 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Microservices
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA