The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 12 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 1.92% - 4.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.84% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +15.70%
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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 Windsor region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Windsor
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Windsor 1.92% - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Windsor region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Windsor

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Top 16 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Windsor 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Director
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management