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 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 28 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing QA 8 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.23% 5.07% 1.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 46.88% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £375 £384 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -17.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% -30.30%
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
38 32 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 10.58% 10.81% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 10
Median daily rate £363 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £350 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £440 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.44 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.68% +90.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.03 £24.13 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.44 £17.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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
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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwick -8 4 £375 -8.92% 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) Drupal
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Android
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (25.00%) PaaS
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (25.00%) GitHub
3 3 (25.00%) Drush
3 3 (25.00%) API Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (25.00%) MySQL
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
3 3 (25.00%) Automotive
3 3 (25.00%) LAMP
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban

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 (25.00%) Apache Solr
1 3 (25.00%) Drupal
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) GitHub
1 3 (25.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) QA Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Quality Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) CSS
1 3 (25.00%) Drush
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) PMI
1 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
1 1 (8.33%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Android
1 3 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) API Integration
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SEO
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) Guidewire