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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing QA 16 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 19.51% 6.90% 12.86%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 84.21% 44.44% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 6
Median daily rate £320 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £375 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
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
19 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 23.17% 15.52% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 6
Median daily rate £320 £375 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £145 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £436 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 3 December 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Woking region with a requirement for QA.

1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (47.37%) XSLT
3 9 (47.37%) Python
4 8 (42.11%) Internet
4 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Publishing
4 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (31.58%) MarkLogic
5 6 (31.58%) XQuery
5 6 (31.58%) JUnit
6 5 (26.32%) C#
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) QMS
6 5 (26.32%) Selenium
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Content Analysis
6 5 (26.32%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (21.05%) Life Science
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
7 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
7 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
7 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.79%) ISEB
8 3 (15.79%) Risk Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
4 4 (21.05%) SpecFlow
5 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.26%) NUnit
6 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (42.11%) Publishing
2 4 (21.05%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (15.79%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Quality Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Tester
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) QA Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Manual Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) XSLT
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
3 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
5 1 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Life Science
2 1 (5.26%) Biotechnology
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Content Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) QMS
3 5 (26.32%) Regulatory Compliance
3 5 (26.32%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) Quality Management
4 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
4 4 (21.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) DevOps
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Security Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
6 2 (10.53%) BDD
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 6 (31.58%) XQuery
3 5 (26.32%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) GxP
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
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