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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 37 27
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing QA 3 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.61% 0.30% 4.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 4.17% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Median daily rate £431 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £33.55 £26.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £30.78 £18.13
% change year-on-year
-65.88% +69.79%
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
32 24 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.53% 7.27% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 16
Median daily rate £450 £438 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £495 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 9
Median hourly rate - £31.44 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 30 July 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £400 -
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
3 2 (20.00%) Siemens
3 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) AutoCAD
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Itk
3 2 (20.00%) Siemens NX
3 2 (20.00%) PTC Creo

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 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) AutoCAD
1 2 (20.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 2 (20.00%) PTC Creo
1 2 (20.00%) Siemens NX
1 2 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Analyst
1 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Developer
1 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Data Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) IT Business Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) PMO Lead
2 1 (10.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Trainer
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) Itk
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSL
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) AIX
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) CAD
3 2 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
1 2 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (10.00%) HP
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