The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
Rank - 34 25
Contract jobs citing QA 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire - 3.05% 3.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.00% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +10.63%

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 Renfrewshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.85% 19.08% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 4
Median daily rate £310 £403 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

QA
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) PMO

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Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) PMO Planner
1 2 (100.00%) Senior PMO
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PMO