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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing QA 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 1.82% 0.85% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.33% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.30 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.13% +14.06%
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
15 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 13.64% 25.42% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 10
Average daily rate £475 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 - £362
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 13
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement

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Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Quality Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Benchmarking
1 2 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Six Sigma
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Competitive + Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago