The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Nottinghamshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 27 31 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing QA 11 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 3.27% 4.30% 7.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.31% 54.05% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £242 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £468 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -46.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 7.74% 7.96% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 6
Average daily rate £325 £363 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £258 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £451 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.75 £9.48 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.68% -40.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.48 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.48 £19.19
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -12.50%
QA
East Midlands

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
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 31 July 2014. 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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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 +7 8 £325 -1.96% 5
Mansfield - - - -
QA
East Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
4 4 (19.05%) Windows
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
5 3 (14.29%) Oracle
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 3 (14.29%) Retail
5 3 (14.29%) Release Management
5 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (14.29%) SaaS
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.52%) Open Source
6 2 (9.52%) IaaS
6 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
6 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
6 2 (9.52%) PaaS
6 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ

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Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) NetWeaver
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 2 (9.52%) IaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
1 2 (9.52%) DMZ
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
1 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) DB2
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) DataStage
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) Selenium
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Advertising
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Test Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Manager
4 2 (9.52%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
1 3 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSD
2 2 (9.52%) JMS
2 2 (9.52%) WSDL
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
2 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Smart Meter
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
3 1 (4.76%) DTV
3 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 3 (14.29%) Release Management
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.52%) Dependency Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Test Management
5 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.52%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) C#
3 1 (4.76%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) MCSE
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
2 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Oracle
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
1 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) Software AG
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Dell
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
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Posted: 6 days ago