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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 1 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 0.63% 5.56% 3.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.86% 43.48% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.70%
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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
35 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 22.15% 12.78% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £500 £360 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -33.02%
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £7.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Degree

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Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 1 (33.33%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) MSBuild
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) DTV
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Interactive TV
1 1 (33.33%) IPTV
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Perforce