The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 0.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.72
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.24%

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 Stirling region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.33% 9.43% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £300 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Stirling