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 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
Rank 29 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing QA 14 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.72% 4.60% 1.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.00% 38.89% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 1
Median daily rate £366 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +4.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +6.19%

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
40 54 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 10.64% 11.82% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 5
Median daily rate £389 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.76% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £593 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £21.75 - £10.84
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 - £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £15.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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
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 January 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 -2 13 £366 +0.34% 6
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 7 (21.88%) SQL
1 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) User Stories
3 5 (15.63%) JSON
3 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
3 5 (15.63%) SOAP
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) JMeter
4 4 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
4 4 (12.50%) API Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Fintech
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Ranorex
5 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.38%) System Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing

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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) JMeter
1 4 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 3 (9.38%) HP UFT
2 3 (9.38%) Ranorex
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 1 (3.13%) Rational Robot
3 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Application Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Application Development Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Development Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 4 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) QA Tester
4 4 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Software Development Project Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Software Project Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) JSON
1 5 (15.63%) SOAP
1 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) J2EE
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth
2 1 (3.13%) OAuth2
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Mainframe
2 4 (12.50%) Fintech
3 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (6.25%) Smart Meter
4 2 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
5 1 (3.13%) EPoS
5 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.88%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (18.75%) Analytics
2 6 (18.75%) Project Management
2 6 (18.75%) User Stories
3 5 (15.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) API Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.50%) Time Management
4 4 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (9.38%) Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (9.38%) Open Source
5 3 (9.38%) Regression Testing
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) System Testing
5 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
1 1 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (3.13%) Apigee
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago