The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 16 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 32 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.72% 3.42% 4.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 57.14% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 9
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£370 £396 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £353 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £439 £453
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 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+76.74% -17.30%
QA
East Midlands

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 Nottinghamshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
56 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 11.76% 5.98% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 3 11
Average daily rate £390 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.86% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £329 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +20.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Nottinghamshire region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

QA
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +9 32 £370 -6.62% 13
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Quality Management
2 13 (29.55%) C#
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (22.73%) Java
4 10 (22.73%) SDLC
5 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) BDD
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 7 (15.91%) Retail
7 7 (15.91%) WebSphere
8 5 (11.36%) Selenium
8 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
8 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
8 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 5 (11.36%) Project Management
8 5 (11.36%) .NET
8 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
9 4 (9.09%) Web Services
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
9 4 (9.09%) JIRA
9 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
10 3 (6.82%) Ruby

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (15.91%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) DB2
2 1 (2.27%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Selenium
1 5 (11.36%) WebDriver
2 4 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 4 (9.09%) Ranorex
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.27%) Xcode
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Developer
2 8 (18.18%) Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Quality Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) QA Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
5 3 (6.82%) QA Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) QA Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Systems Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Information Systems Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) .NET
2 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 4 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) XML
3 2 (4.55%) JDBC
3 2 (4.55%) JSP
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) WSDL
3 2 (4.55%) JNDI
4 1 (2.27%) Ajax
4 1 (2.27%) XMPP
4 1 (2.27%) J2EE
4 1 (2.27%) J2ME
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) jQuery
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
3 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) CentOS
2 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (29.55%) Quality Management
3 10 (22.73%) SDLC
4 9 (20.45%) BDD
4 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
7 5 (11.36%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Scrum
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) Agile Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (4.55%) RUP
10 2 (4.55%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) C#
2 10 (22.73%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) PHP
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) Ruby
4 2 (4.55%) Groovy
4 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) HP
3 2 (4.55%) CA
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
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