Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford 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 26 July 2017 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)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 0 -12
Contract jobs citing QA 4 8 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.90% 2.63% 5.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% 26.67% 45.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 23
Bradford median daily rate £575 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +58.62% -3.33% +36.36%
10th Percentile £563 £314 £223
90th Percentile £588 £555 £515
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +11.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bradford median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - £15.50 £93.36
% change year-on-year - -83.40% +86.72%

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 21 30 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 9.95% 9.87% 12.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 45
Bradford median daily rate £378 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.46% +15.00% +36.36%
10th Percentile £205 £224 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £475
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bradford median hourly rate £12.50 £11.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% -33.57% -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.50 £13.18
% change year-on-year -17.24% +10.06% -7.54%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bradford

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Bradford region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) EAM
1 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SAP MDG
1 2 (50.00%) IDoc

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP MDG
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP MDG Architect
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Web Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Java Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (50.00%) IDoc
1 2 (50.00%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) EAM
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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