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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - - 18
Contract jobs citing QA 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - 1.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £361 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.40%

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
3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 10.71% 11.11% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £300 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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