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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 39 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 3 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 0.88% 3.76% 2.04%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.98% 21.05% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £580 £463 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% +49.19%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £32.22 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+21.04% +74.16%
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
43 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 12.61% 17.84% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 15
Average daily rate £550 £325 £510
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -36.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £110 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £564 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £23.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+81.72% +36.76%

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

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 9 February 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

QA
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

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Java
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
1 4 (36.36%) ABAP
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
2 3 (27.27%) NetWeaver
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Basis
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
4 1 (9.09%) SAP MI
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
4 1 (9.09%) JSON
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) SAP WM
4 1 (9.09%) HP UFT

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP WM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SAP BW
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
2 1 (9.09%) eggPlant
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) HP UFT
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) QA Tester
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Migration Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Basis
2 1 (9.09%) JSON
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) SAP MI
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) ERP
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Implementation
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Automated Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) DSDM
4 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Process
4 1 (9.09%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) ABAP
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) Syclo
Warrington, Cheshire
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