Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Essex > Basildon
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +31
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 2.86% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Basildon median daily rate £450 - -
Essex median daily rate £450 £341 £470
% change year-on-year +31.96% -27.45% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basildon median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate - - £36.00

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basildon with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Basildon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 11.43% 11.63% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Basildon median daily rate £463 £262 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.53% +4.80% -37.50%
10th Percentile £429 £229 £218
90th Percentile £486 £286 £283
Essex median daily rate £450 £408 £375
% change year-on-year +10.43% +8.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Basildon median hourly rate - £26.44 £45.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -41.89% +9.90%
Essex median hourly rate £32.70 £26.22 £38.75
% change year-on-year +24.71% -32.34% +3.33%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Basildon

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Basildon

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Basildon

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basildon region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 1 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Lead Designer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Project Governance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft