The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Nottingham region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 32 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -17
Contract jobs citing QA 8 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.71% 3.73% 7.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 46.88% 69.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 3
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£325 £332 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -17.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £230 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £419 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.13 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.25% -46.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
20 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 6.78% 7.96% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Average daily rate £325 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £254 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £9.48 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+79.32% -40.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -12.50%
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Nottinghamshire

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
3 3 (16.67%) SaaS
3 3 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) IaaS
4 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (11.11%) PaaS
4 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (11.11%) WebSphere

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
1 2 (11.11%) NetWeaver
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.56%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (11.11%) PaaS
3 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Firewall
1 2 (11.11%) DMZ
1 2 (11.11%) HTTP
1 2 (11.11%) HTTPS
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (11.11%) JSON
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) WSDL
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
2 2 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (11.11%) XSD
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
3 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mainframe
2 2 (11.11%) Smart Meter
2 2 (11.11%) Open Source
2 2 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) DTV
3 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Online Security
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) Java
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) MCITP
2 1 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) SAP
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.11%) ServiceNow
2 2 (11.11%) Intel
2 2 (11.11%) Software AG
2 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago