The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 7 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 4.40% 0.64% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.07% 2.70% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £34.28 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-69.36% +75.76%
QA
Surrey

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 Staines region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
41 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 25.79% 23.72% 19.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £524 £900
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Staines

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Staines region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy
5 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Staines 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 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) QA Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) STB
2 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma
2 4 (57.14%) Benchmarking
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) Remedy