The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 1.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
QA
Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.57% 5.41% 4.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Median daily rate £344 £91 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+277.70% -79.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £91 £446
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £19.75 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Peterborough region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

QA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (100.00%) JUnit
1 4 (100.00%) NUnit
1 4 (100.00%) RSpec
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 4 (100.00%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) BDD
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby