The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 2 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.87% 2.22% 4.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.14% 10.71% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 6
Median daily rate £369 £410 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.06% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £320 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £640 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -30.30%
QA
Cheshire

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 Warrington region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
28 56 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.12% 20.74% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 48 34
Median daily rate £638 £475 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.21% +233.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £230 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £579 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Warrington region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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 1 (20.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Analytics
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Ericsson