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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing QA 29 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.33% 1.90% 4.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 61.70% 35.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 8
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£390 £396 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +7.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £353 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £439 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £16.00 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+96.50% -40.18%
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
47 20 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.26% 5.42% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 10
Average daily rate £395 £334 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.35% -9.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £240 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £377 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 29 £390 -1.57% 10
Worksop - - - -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Quality Management
3 9 (25.00%) .NET
4 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 8 (22.22%) BDD
5 7 (19.44%) Retail
5 7 (19.44%) WebSphere
5 7 (19.44%) C#
5 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
7 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Selenium
7 5 (13.89%) TDD
7 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 4 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 4 (11.11%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
8 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
8 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Ruby
9 3 (8.33%) VB6

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (19.44%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.33%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) DB2
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Selenium
1 5 (13.89%) WebDriver
2 4 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.78%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 7 (19.44%) Retail
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Developer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Quality Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) QA Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) AWS Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Information Systems Manager
5 3 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.33%) QA Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.33%) COM
3 3 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (2.78%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) WSDL
4 1 (2.78%) JNDI
4 1 (2.78%) JDBC
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) CentOS
2 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Quality Management
3 8 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 8 (22.22%) BDD
4 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 5 (13.89%) TDD
5 5 (13.89%) Software Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Agile Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C#
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.33%) VB
3 3 (8.33%) VB6
3 3 (8.33%) Ruby
3 3 (8.33%) Java
3 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
4 2 (5.56%) PHP
4 2 (5.56%) Groovy
4 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) PMP
1 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
3 2 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) Dell
4 1 (2.78%) CA
4 1 (2.78%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.78%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
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