Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brentford 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 25 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)
Hounslow > Brentford
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 13 18
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 2.31% 6.56% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.00% 36.36% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Brentford median daily rate £468 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Hounslow median daily rate £434 £480 £450
% change year-on-year -9.64% +6.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Brentford median hourly rate - - £8.50
Hounslow median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 £8.50
% change year-on-year -4.17% +41.18% -

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 Brentford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Brentford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 25 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 19.23% 18.03% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 4
Brentford median daily rate £438 £425 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +36.77% -26.88%
10th Percentile £176 £180 £234
90th Percentile £573 £598 £489
Hounslow median daily rate £450 £480 £413
% change year-on-year -6.25% +16.36% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Brentford median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.50
10th Percentile £41.40 - £9.78
90th Percentile £44.20 - £22.23
Hounslow median hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +91.67% -46.67% +87.50%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Brentford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Brentford

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Brentford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Brentford region with a requirement for QA.

1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (66.67%) GMP
2 2 (66.67%) GxP
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Document Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QMS
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Brentford 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Validation Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
1 2 (66.67%) Document Management
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QMS
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (66.67%) GMP
1 2 (66.67%) GxP