The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Oxfordshire region that had QA Leader featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance Lead
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.20% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £400 £225 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+32.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
547 484 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 97.33% 94.90% 93.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 375 375
Median daily rate £425 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -7.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £146 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £529 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 20 44
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £8.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £34.40 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Oxfordshire region that featured QA Leader in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, QA Leader contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region featuring QA Leader in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
1 7 (100.00%) QA
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Data Quality
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Java
3 5 (71.43%) JBoss
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
4 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
5 3 (42.86%) Publishing
5 3 (42.86%) Coaching
6 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
7 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 1 (14.29%) JMeter
7 1 (14.29%) Subversion
7 1 (14.29%) Spring
7 1 (14.29%) Git (software)

QA Leader Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 5 (71.43%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (42.86%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Load Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Defect Management
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
4 4 (57.14%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Coaching
5 3 (42.86%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Data Quality