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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing QA 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.72% 3.20% 2.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 31.43% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £395 £413 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.24% -8.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £31.44 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+17.75% +88.72%
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
20 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.90% 10.17% 6.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 3
Average daily rate £398 £294 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.31% -38.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Average hourly rate - £31.44 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +79.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.75 £22.50 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+90.00% +31.19%

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
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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 3 £412 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) JCL
1 12 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 10 (47.62%) zOS
2 10 (47.62%) RACF
2 10 (47.62%) CICS
2 10 (47.62%) CA
2 10 (47.62%) DB2
2 10 (47.62%) CA Endevor
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) ISPF
4 2 (9.52%) Scrum
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) SAS
4 2 (9.52%) C#
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) .NET
4 2 (9.52%) Unix
4 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
4 2 (9.52%) OpenView
4 2 (9.52%) HP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 10 (47.62%) CICS
2 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.52%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (4.76%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) HBase
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BI
3 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 1 (4.76%) SAP Data Services
3 1 (4.76%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) JDeveloper
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (4.76%) Automotive
1 1 (4.76%) Electronics
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) CICS Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Computer Operator
4 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Operator
5 1 (4.76%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BI Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) .NET
1 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
1 2 (9.52%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Mainframe
2 2 (9.52%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) zOS
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 3 (14.29%) Project Management
1 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) Change Management
2 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Product Management
2 2 (9.52%) Refactoring
2 2 (9.52%) Release Management
2 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
2 2 (9.52%) Scrum
2 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Analysis
2 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) E-business
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) JCL
2 2 (9.52%) C#
2 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PhD
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) RACF
2 2 (9.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (9.52%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 10 (47.62%) CA Endevor
2 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 2 (9.52%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (4.76%) Oozie
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) CA
2 2 (9.52%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Intel
2 2 (9.52%) Lotus
2 2 (9.52%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (4.76%) Tableau
3 1 (4.76%) Teradata