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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 31 21
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing QA 11 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.93% 0.92% 0.93%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.74% 6.67% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£398 £245 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.24% -42.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.68 £13.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+36.25% -31.45%
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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
62 30 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.53% 13.76% 4.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 16 3
Average daily rate £469 £245 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.32% -37.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £100 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £571 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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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

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 4 (26.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) ABAP
2 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
3 3 (20.00%) NetWeaver
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Basis
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (13.33%) Billing
4 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (13.33%) MS Office
4 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 2 (13.33%) HP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
1 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SAP BW
2 1 (6.67%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
1 2 (13.33%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Architect
4 1 (6.67%) iOS Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) SAP Basis
2 1 (6.67%) REST
2 1 (6.67%) SAP MI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.67%) User Experience
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Change Management
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 3 (20.00%) ERP
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) SAP Implementation
4 2 (13.33%) V-Model
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) WFM
5 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Java
1 4 (26.67%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) SAP
2 2 (13.33%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Apple
3 1 (6.67%) Syclo
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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