The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 22 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Contract jobs citing QA 27 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 6.46% 5.81% 2.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 41.89% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 7
Median daily rate £366 £458 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.94% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £361 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £527 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.73%

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
72 74 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 17.22% 13.86% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 39 13
Median daily rate £388 £425 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -4.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £623 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% +72.72%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +3 25 £368 -19.67% 5
Mansfield - 1 £300 - 1
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Web Services
3 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 10 (25.00%) Analytics
3 10 (25.00%) User Stories
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
5 8 (20.00%) JMeter
5 8 (20.00%) SOAP
5 8 (20.00%) JSON
5 8 (20.00%) Time Management
5 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 8 (20.00%) API Testing
6 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
6 7 (17.50%) Retail
6 7 (17.50%) Java
6 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
8 5 (12.50%) SDLC
9 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
10 3 (7.50%) Change Control
10 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
10 3 (7.50%) Finance
10 3 (7.50%) Scrum
10 3 (7.50%) Remedy
10 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.50%) JavaScript

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Q-Pulse
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) GIS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) JMeter
1 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.50%) Ranorex
3 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Rational Robot
4 1 (2.50%) Robot Framework
General
1 7 (17.50%) Retail
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) QA Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Test Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Tester
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 5 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Application Development Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Application Development Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Development Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Development Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) IT Development Manager
5 4 (10.00%) IT Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Software Development Project Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 8 (20.00%) JSON
2 8 (20.00%) SOAP
3 2 (5.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (5.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (5.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.50%) EPoS
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (25.00%) Analytics
2 10 (25.00%) User Stories
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) API Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 8 (20.00%) Time Management
5 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (17.50%) Waterfall
6 6 (15.00%) Project Planning
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
9 3 (7.50%) Change Control
9 3 (7.50%) Functional Testing
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL
9 3 (7.50%) ITIL V3
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Governance
9 3 (7.50%) Scrum
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.00%) C
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) ISEB
1 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.50%) HL7
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Remedy
1 3 (7.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago