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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 40 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Contract jobs citing QA 7 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.79% 3.44% 2.89%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.88% 36.84% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Median daily rate £300 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -12.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% -30.30%
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
32 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.21% 9.34% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 7
Median daily rate £426 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.15% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £195 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 2
Median hourly rate £18.50 £11.75 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.44% -13.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.75 £11.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £11.75 £15.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 6 (24.00%) Finance
1 6 (24.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
3 4 (16.00%) XML
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) HP
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
3 4 (16.00%) Fintech
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Ranorex
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) CA
4 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) SAP

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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) DataStage
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (12.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (12.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Application Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Application Development Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Applications Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Development Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
3 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Development Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Development Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) SOAP
1 4 (16.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) JDBC
2 2 (8.00%) JNDI
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) JSP
2 2 (8.00%) OAuth
2 2 (8.00%) OAuth2
2 2 (8.00%) RESTful
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Fintech
1 4 (16.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) SDLC
2 5 (20.00%) Project Management
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) System Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) RUP
5 2 (8.00%) SOA
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) HP
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) CA
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
2 3 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (8.00%) Apigee
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle