The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 2 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.23% 4.02% 7.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 36.84% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£325 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.36% -9.83%
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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
44 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 26.99% 10.92% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 2
Average daily rate £500 £319 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -40.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £274 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £364 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+10.30% -24.28%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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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

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware

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Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Six Sigma
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Staines, Middlesex
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