The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 18 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 4.76% 0.82% 2.08%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 54.55% 13.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£288 £444 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.21% +19.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
- +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £33.55 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.55 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+0.25% -12.50%
QA
West Midlands

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
33 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.73% 6.12% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 14
Average daily rate £300 £244 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £201 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick - 7 £275 - 2
Nuneaton - 2 £425 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 10 (50.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) JBoss
3 8 (40.00%) Apache
3 8 (40.00%) Struts
3 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 8 (40.00%) B2C
3 8 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (40.00%) Internet
3 8 (40.00%) Java
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 8 (40.00%) JDBC
3 8 (40.00%) JSP
3 8 (40.00%) Servlets
3 8 (40.00%) JMX
3 8 (40.00%) ATG
3 8 (40.00%) CMS
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
3 8 (40.00%) Content Management
3 8 (40.00%) Endeca
3 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 8 (40.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning

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Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 8 (40.00%) Apache
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 8 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 8 (40.00%) CMS
1 8 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQLite
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
1 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Testing Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) SOAP
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
2 9 (45.00%) XML
3 8 (40.00%) XSLT
3 8 (40.00%) Struts
3 8 (40.00%) JMS
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
3 8 (40.00%) JDBC
3 8 (40.00%) JSP
3 8 (40.00%) Servlets
3 8 (40.00%) JMX
3 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 8 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.00%) REST
5 1 (5.00%) jQuery
5 1 (5.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) iPad
2 7 (35.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (40.00%) B2C
1 8 (40.00%) Content Management
1 8 (40.00%) Load Testing
1 8 (40.00%) Software Architecture
1 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Change Management
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Time Management
6 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) JBoss
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
1 8 (40.00%) ATG
1 8 (40.00%) Endeca
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) SAP
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP
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