The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Woking
Rank 6 - 8
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 10 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 13.33% - 5.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 45.45% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 3
Median daily rate £320 - £255
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 - £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 - £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.47% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £32.72
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +22.24%

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 Woking region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
22 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 29.33% 15.38% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £213 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £123 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £303 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £42.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
-49.41% +84.78%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Woking

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Woking region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) XSLT
2 12 (48.00%) Python
2 12 (48.00%) Internet
3 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Publishing
3 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (32.00%) XQuery
4 8 (32.00%) JUnit
4 8 (32.00%) MarkLogic
5 7 (28.00%) Content Analysis
5 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (20.00%) Legal
6 5 (20.00%) QMS
6 5 (20.00%) Validation
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (20.00%) Content Management
6 5 (20.00%) Windows
6 5 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (16.00%) Life Science
8 3 (12.00%) Selenium
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Linux
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking 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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MarkLogic
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
4 2 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.00%) NUnit
5 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (44.00%) Publishing
2 5 (20.00%) Legal
3 4 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (8.00%) Finance
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Quality Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.00%) QA Manager
2 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
4 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Tester
4 1 (4.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) XML
2 12 (48.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Unix
4 1 (4.00%) Android
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Regression Testing
1 11 (44.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (28.00%) Content Analysis
3 5 (20.00%) Content Management
3 5 (20.00%) QMS
3 5 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Validation
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) Quality Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 2 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Python
2 8 (32.00%) XQuery
3 3 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Avaya
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco
2 1 (4.00%) Nokia
2 1 (4.00%) SAP