The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Leader role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Lead
Rank - 105 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £445 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £440 £250
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +76.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2636 1975 2830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.31% 94.32% 93.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1727 1200 1696
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 122 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -27.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £42.90 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.35 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.89% -3.61%
QA Leader
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QA Leader
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

QA Leader Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

QA Leader
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

QA Leader Daily Rate Trend in the South West

QA Leader
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
Bristol - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
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