The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 70 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -12
Contract jobs citing QA 50 92 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.47% 4.34% 4.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.74% 42.59% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 81 70
Median daily rate £375 £350 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-91.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-58.38% +91.02%
QA
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
174 216 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 8.60% 10.19% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 177 128
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.74 £10.71 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £175.00 £14.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +8.43%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the West Yorkshire region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the West Yorkshire region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

QA
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Leeds -32 35 £380 +15.15% 17
Bradford +5 6 £363 -14.70% 3
Halifax 0 4 £412 -11.50% 2
Wakefield - 1 - - 2
QA
Yorkshire

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) Scrum
3 18 (21.95%) SQL
3 18 (21.95%) Selenium
4 12 (14.63%) .NET
4 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
4 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.41%) BDD
5 11 (13.41%) Java
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.41%) Project Management
5 11 (13.41%) Validation
6 10 (12.20%) High Availability
6 10 (12.20%) Functional Testing
7 9 (10.98%) Data Validation
7 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
7 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
7 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
7 9 (10.98%) Automation Testing
8 8 (9.76%) MS Office
8 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
8 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.76%) Finance
8 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.76%) TDD
8 8 (9.76%) Retail
8 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.76%) JIRA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 6 (7.32%) CMS
1 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.32%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (10.98%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
2 8 (9.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.54%) MS Project
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) VoIP
2 1 (1.22%) Network Security
2 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.32%) Azure SQL Database
3 6 (7.32%) MS Access
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.10%) Data Mining
5 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (21.95%) Selenium
2 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.98%) WebDriver
4 8 (9.76%) JIRA
5 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.88%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.66%) Maven
6 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.44%) Gatling
7 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.44%) JMeter
7 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.44%) SilkPerformer
7 2 (2.44%) The Grinder
7 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.44%) VisualVM
7 2 (2.44%) YourKit
7 2 (2.44%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
1 8 (9.76%) Retail
2 7 (8.54%) Marketing
3 6 (7.32%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Games
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (31.71%) Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Developer
3 12 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) Test Manager
5 6 (7.32%) QA Tester
5 6 (7.32%) Sitecore Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Tester
6 5 (6.10%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) QA Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Delivery Manager
7 4 (4.88%) PHP Developer
7 4 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.66%) Consultant
8 3 (3.66%) Development Specialist
8 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.32%) HTML
3 6 (7.32%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.88%) HTML5
4 4 (4.88%) jQuery
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
6 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.44%) JSON
6 2 (2.44%) Spring
7 1 (1.22%) Ajax
7 1 (1.22%) Middleware
7 1 (1.22%) Node.js
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (1.22%) RESTful
7 1 (1.22%) Sass
7 1 (1.22%) XHTML
7 1 (1.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.32%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.32%) Visualisation
3 3 (3.66%) NHS
4 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.22%) PMI
5 1 (1.22%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Linux
1 2 (2.44%) Unix
2 1 (1.22%) Solaris
2 1 (1.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.05%) Scrum
3 11 (13.41%) BDD
3 11 (13.41%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) Validation
4 10 (12.20%) Functional Testing
4 10 (12.20%) High Availability
5 9 (10.98%) Automation Testing
5 9 (10.98%) Data Validation
5 9 (10.98%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (9.76%) TDD
6 8 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 7 (8.54%) Automated Testing
7 7 (8.54%) Manual Testing
7 7 (8.54%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) Test Management
7 7 (8.54%) Workflow
8 6 (7.32%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 11 (13.41%) Java
2 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.54%) Python
4 5 (6.10%) PHP
4 5 (6.10%) Scala
5 4 (4.88%) C#
5 4 (4.88%) Ruby
6 2 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
6 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.44%) VBA
6 2 (2.44%) VBScript
7 1 (1.22%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) ISEB
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
3 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (4.88%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.22%) HNC
7 1 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.22%) MCAD
7 1 (1.22%) MCSD
7 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
1 3 (3.66%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.22%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 6 (7.32%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.44%) AppDynamics
4 2 (2.44%) Dynatrace
4 2 (2.44%) IBM
4 2 (2.44%) New Relic
5 1 (1.22%) Adobe
5 1 (1.22%) Cyber-Ark
5 1 (1.22%) Forcepoint
5 1 (1.22%) LogRhythm
5 1 (1.22%) Qualys
5 1 (1.22%) Rally
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