The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 2 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 3.17% 3.53% 4.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 20.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £360 £200 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -36.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
QA
London

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 Uxbridge region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
10 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 15.87% 17.65% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £305 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -23.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 Uxbridge region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) SOLID
2 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

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Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) AIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP