The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs citing QA 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking - 11.32% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 100.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £255 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.97 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+17.75% +83.62%
QA
Surrey

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
2 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 9.52% 11.32% 6.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £213 £255 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +75.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+70.00% +45.77%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

QA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (40.00%) GAMP
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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.

General
1 4 (80.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Quality Management
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stress Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (40.00%) GAMP