The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 46 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +15
Contract jobs citing QA 15 36 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.18% 8.82% 3.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 67.92% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 7
Median daily rate £500 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £333 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £475 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +22.66%
QA
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
60 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.74% 12.99% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 31 14
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.64 £11.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -28.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) HP
3 6 (18.18%) Time Management
3 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.15%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) SOAP
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) CA
5 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
5 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
5 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
5 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
5 4 (12.12%) Fintech
6 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
6 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (9.09%) JNDI
6 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Open Source
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) V-Model

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.09%) MS Project
2 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) DataStage
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) HP UFT
1 3 (9.09%) Ranorex
1 3 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Development Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Development Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) SOAP
1 5 (15.15%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) JDBC
2 3 (9.09%) JNDI
2 3 (9.09%) JSP
2 3 (9.09%) Web Services
2 3 (9.09%) WSDL
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
3 2 (6.06%) JSON
3 2 (6.06%) OAuth
3 2 (6.06%) OAuth2
3 2 (6.06%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Fintech
1 4 (12.12%) Mainframe
1 4 (12.12%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) SDLC
3 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (18.18%) Time Management
3 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.12%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Analytics
5 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Open Source
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) CA
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) TIBCO
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (6.06%) Apigee
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
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