The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 30 16 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 10 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.91% 6.16% 3.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.03% 52.94% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 4
Average daily rate
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£500 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £303 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £312 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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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
37 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 14.45% 11.64% 16.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 9 7
Average daily rate £110 £444 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-75.21% +67.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

QA
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 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
2 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 5 (41.67%) Use Case
2 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
2 5 (41.67%) SIEM
2 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (33.33%) Informatics
3 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Data Management
5 2 (16.67%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (16.67%) NHS
5 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) ISEB
5 2 (16.67%) Release Management
5 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (8.33%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Information Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) NHS Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (33.33%) Informatics
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Use Case
1 5 (41.67%) SIEM
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) Information Management
4 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Release Management
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nessus
2 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
1 5 (41.67%) ArcSight
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