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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 24 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 4.68% 2.20% 3.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.82% 33.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 6
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 £39.50 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+22.59% +74.16%
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
67 27 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 13.06% 6.59% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 9 10
Average daily rate £425 £430 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £344 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £510 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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 £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 20 £425 +6.25% 7
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Project Planning
2 10 (23.26%) Chip and PIN
3 8 (18.60%) Finance
3 8 (18.60%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) SDLC
5 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
5 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Java
6 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
6 5 (11.63%) Retail
6 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
6 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Smart Meter
7 4 (9.30%) Kronos
7 4 (9.30%) HTML
7 4 (9.30%) SAP
7 4 (9.30%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
8 3 (6.98%) Informatica
8 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (6.98%) SOA
8 3 (6.98%) ETL
8 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
8 3 (6.98%) CSS
8 3 (6.98%) SOAP
8 3 (6.98%) Web Services
8 3 (6.98%) XML
8 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Force.com
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
2 2 (4.65%) Ranorex
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) TestPartner
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Development Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Development Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) IT Development Manager
2 10 (23.26%) IT Manager
2 10 (23.26%) IT Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Software Development Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Software Development Project Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Software Project Manager
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Application Development Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Application Development Project Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Applications Development Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Applications Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Applications Project Manager
4 8 (18.60%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Delivery Project Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Manager
6 5 (11.63%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
2 3 (6.98%) Ajax
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
2 3 (6.98%) DHTML
2 3 (6.98%) REST
2 3 (6.98%) SOAP
2 3 (6.98%) Visualforce
2 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 3 (6.98%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Chip and PIN
2 5 (11.63%) Smart Meter
3 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (23.26%) Project Planning
3 7 (16.28%) SDLC
4 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
4 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
4 6 (13.95%) Waterfall
5 5 (11.63%) Resource Management
5 5 (11.63%) Test Strategy
5 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) ETL
6 3 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) Test Automation
6 3 (6.98%) Test Management
6 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.98%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
3 3 (6.98%) Apex Code
3 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 4 (9.30%) HP
1 4 (9.30%) Kronos
1 4 (9.30%) SAP
2 3 (6.98%) Informatica
2 3 (6.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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