The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Contract jobs citing QA 31 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.31% 3.17% 4.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 56.36% 55.56% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 6
Average daily rate
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£360 £396 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.14% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £439 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £21.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+76.74% -6.53%
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Nottinghamshire

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 Nottingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
55 18 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.97% 5.71% 6.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 8
Average daily rate £375 £343 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% -5.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £429 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +13.51%

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

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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 29 May 2015, 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 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) Quality Management
4 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 11 (23.91%) Java
5 11 (23.91%) SDLC
6 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
7 9 (19.57%) BDD
8 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
9 7 (15.22%) TDD
9 7 (15.22%) Retail
9 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
10 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Selenium
10 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Scrum
10 5 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (10.87%) .NET
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
11 4 (8.70%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
11 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
11 4 (8.70%) Ranorex
11 4 (8.70%) JIRA
11 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
11 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (6.52%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 7 (15.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.17%) DataStage
2 1 (2.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Selenium
1 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
2 4 (8.70%) SpecFlow
2 4 (8.70%) Ranorex
2 4 (8.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Xcode
3 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Quality Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Tester
4 4 (8.70%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) QA Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.52%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.52%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Information Systems Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) Web Services
2 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.35%) XML
3 2 (4.35%) JDBC
3 2 (4.35%) JSP
3 2 (4.35%) SOAP
3 2 (4.35%) WSDL
3 2 (4.35%) JNDI
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) Ajax
4 1 (2.17%) XMPP
4 1 (2.17%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.17%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.17%) HTML5
4 1 (2.17%) J2ME
4 1 (2.17%) J2EE
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
3 1 (2.17%) Social Media
3 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
2 2 (4.35%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) CentOS
2 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) Quality Management
3 11 (23.91%) SDLC
4 10 (21.74%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.57%) BDD
6 8 (17.39%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.22%) TDD
8 5 (10.87%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Project Management
8 5 (10.87%) Scrum
8 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
9 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.52%) Agile Testing
10 3 (6.52%) OO
11 2 (4.35%) ITIL
11 2 (4.35%) RUP
11 2 (4.35%) SOA
11 2 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) C#
2 11 (23.91%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Ruby
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) SQL
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) Groovy
4 2 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.17%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.52%) HP
3 2 (4.35%) SAP
3 2 (4.35%) CA
3 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.17%) IBM
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