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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 39 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -21
Contract jobs citing QA 10 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 3.13% 2.75% 6.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 38.46% 41.94% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.24% -29.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £230 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £369 £445
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 £14.61 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.71% -36.00%
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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
26 31 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.13% 6.55% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 3
Average daily rate £369 £356 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.50% -10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £254 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £9.48 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.05% -40.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 22 August 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 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Linux
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (15.00%) Retail
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) SaaS
4 3 (15.00%) REST
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (10.00%) PaaS
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
5 2 (10.00%) Clinical Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) Stata
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
2 2 (10.00%) IaaS
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DMZ
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Business Data Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
3 2 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Data Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
2 2 (10.00%) WSDL
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) XSD
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (5.00%) SOAP
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Smart Meter
2 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) Economics
3 1 (5.00%) Statistics
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) SOA
4 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (10.00%) Clinical Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) Java
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) CDISC
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) SAP
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (10.00%) Software AG
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Intel
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago