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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 11 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 5.36% 6.33% 3.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £375 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £14.61
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +27.90%
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
10 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 17.86% 12.66% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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
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 27 August 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 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) XML
2 5 (62.50%) DevOps
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
4 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
4 2 (25.00%) sed
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) WebSphere

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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MarkLogic
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) Ant
2 2 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) GitLab
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) JUnit
2 2 (25.00%) Sinon.JS
2 2 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (25.00%) Subversion
2 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Web Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
3 2 (25.00%) JDBC
3 2 (25.00%) LAMP
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) DevOps
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) AWK
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) sed
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Ansible
1 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat