The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
Rank 23 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing QA 13 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 3.67% 1.31% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.81% 10.81% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £575 £384 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.64% -6.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £376 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £393 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%

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 Warwickshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
73 37 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 20.62% 12.09% 16.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 21 27
Median daily rate £388 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £288 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £633
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 12
Median hourly rate £26.00 - £29.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 - £31.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

QA
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Atherstone - 3 - - 1
Warwick 0 1 £450 +20.48%
Leamington Spa - 1 - - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £600 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 7 (33.33%) Automotive
4 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 3 (14.29%) Drupal
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
7 3 (14.29%) PaaS
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) BDD
7 3 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (14.29%) LAMP
7 3 (14.29%) SEO
7 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
7 3 (14.29%) ERP
7 3 (14.29%) CSS
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) Java
7 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 3 (14.29%) PHP
7 3 (14.29%) MySQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 3 (14.29%) Drupal
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) GitHub
1 3 (14.29%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
General
1 7 (33.33%) Automotive
2 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
1 5 (23.81%) QA Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Quality Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Drupal Developer
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CSS
1 3 (14.29%) Drush
1 3 (14.29%) HTML
1 3 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Infotainment
3 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Android
1 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) Project Management
2 8 (38.10%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
4 3 (14.29%) API Integration
4 3 (14.29%) BDD
4 3 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (14.29%) ERP
4 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Migration
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 3 (14.29%) SEO
4 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
6 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 3 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.76%) Computacenter
2 1 (4.76%) Google
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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