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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 3 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.55% 10.00% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.00% 42.11% 32.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £375 £353 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.23% +56.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-55.91% +14.06%
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
5 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 7.58% 23.75% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 19
Median daily rate £413 £425 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +49.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £430 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

QA
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 6 May 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 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Google
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Ansible
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (25.00%) Google Play

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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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Ant
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) 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%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
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%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP