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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing QA 23 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 5.03% 2.56% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.66% 39.13% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 6
Average daily rate £490 £423 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.97% +12.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.75% +88.72%
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
58 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.69% 6.55% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 10 7
Average daily rate £475 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £10.84 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

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
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 14 February 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 14 February 2016, 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 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Chip and PIN
2 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.82%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
5 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
5 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (12.82%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.26%) HTML
6 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) REST
7 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) SaaS
7 3 (7.69%) Force.com
7 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
7 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
7 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) Test Management
7 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (5.13%) MS Project
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Force.com
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.13%) Ranorex
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Development Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Development Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) IT Development Manager
2 9 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 9 (23.08%) IT Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Software Development Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Software Development Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Software Project Manager
2 9 (23.08%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Application Development Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Application Development Project Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Applications Development Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Applications Manager
3 7 (17.95%) Applications Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 5 (12.82%) Delivery Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Delivery Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Digital Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Software Delivery Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) Ajax
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) DHTML
2 3 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) SOAP
2 3 (7.69%) Visualforce
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (12.82%) Smart Meter
3 4 (10.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Project Planning
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.82%) Coaching
4 5 (12.82%) Test Planning
4 5 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.26%) SDLC
5 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (7.69%) ETL
6 3 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (7.69%) SOA
6 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.69%) Validation
6 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) SQL
2 5 (12.82%) Java
3 3 (7.69%) Apex Code
3 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Informatica
1 3 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.56%) HP
2 1 (2.56%) Kronos
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.56%) SAP
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