The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 38 45 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing QA 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.14% 1.37% 0.97%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.81% 11.90% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £438 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -
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 Swindon region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
37 42 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.51% 11.51% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 54
Median daily rate £425 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £122.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +716.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-45.23% +68.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Swindon region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) Sencha
3 3 (16.67%) Node.js
3 3 (16.67%) REST
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
3 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
4 2 (11.11%) CSS
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 2 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.56%) JBehave
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Publishing
3 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Analyst
1 3 (16.67%) Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Author
2 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Instructional Designer
2 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Author
2 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Web Automation Tester
2 2 (11.11%) Web Tester
3 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (16.67%) Node.js
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Dropwizard
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.11%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) MVC
2 3 (16.67%) Project Management
2 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
3 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Content Development
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 2 (11.11%) PMP
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sencha
2 2 (11.11%) CA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco
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