Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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)
Hounslow > Brentford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 19
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 2.82% 1.12% 4.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.67% 5.26% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Brentford median daily rate £425 - £413
10th Percentile £413 - £375
90th Percentile £438 - £464
Hounslow median daily rate £540 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +20.00% +12.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Brentford median hourly rate - £8.50 -
Hounslow median hourly rate £12.00 £10.25 -
% change year-on-year +17.07% - -

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 12 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brentford 16.90% 21.35% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 23
Brentford median daily rate £400 £311 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.72% -26.88% -
10th Percentile £185 £234 £324
90th Percentile £585 £489 £485
Hounslow median daily rate £450 £413 £410
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.61% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Brentford median hourly rate - £15.50 -
Hounslow median hourly rate £12.00 £17.25 £33.00
% change year-on-year -30.43% -47.73% -

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 22 November 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 Brentford region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification

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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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) CMS
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery Project Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Software Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) PMI
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
1 2 (100.00%) Coaching
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Sitecore