The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Paddington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington - - 3.70%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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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 Paddington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Paddington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Paddington 4.55% 9.68% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Average daily rate £425 £600 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% +57.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -16.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Paddington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Paddington

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Paddington

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Paddington