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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 28 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing QA 2 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.60% 3.65% 2.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.52% 28.21% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
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£350 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 £26.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.48% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+72.05% -2.50%
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
21 39 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.33% 12.96% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 4
Average daily rate £425 £344 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Average hourly rate £31.44 £17.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.51 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.47% +15.45%

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 28 July 2015. 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 -9 1 - - 1
QA
West Midlands

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Automotive
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 2 (15.38%) HTML
4 2 (15.38%) MS Office
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) CSS
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 2 (15.38%) Electronics
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Telematics
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
4 2 (15.38%) Coaching
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Pig
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Google Compute Engine
1 1 (7.69%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BW
1 1 (7.69%) SAP BI
1 1 (7.69%) Pentaho
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HANA
1 1 (7.69%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Juju
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Domino Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Document Controller
4 1 (7.69%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) HTML
1 2 (15.38%) CSS
1 2 (15.38%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) HTML5
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 2 (15.38%) Telematics
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Change Control
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Coaching
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.69%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vCloud
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Flume
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.69%) Oozie
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Tableau
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP