The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Leader in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.96% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £406
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Leader
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
701 507 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 96.03% 96.39% 97.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 297 268
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 42 34
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Leader in the job title across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Leader across the Oxfordshire region.

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

QA Leader
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Leader within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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
Oxford - 6 £413 -
QA Leader
South East

QA Leader
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Magento
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Publishing
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) Selenium
5 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (8.33%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Project Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing

QA Leader
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region that cited QA Leader in their job title 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 with QA Leader in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Magento
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle ADF
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) HP