The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 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)
London > Docklands, London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 8 21
Contract jobs citing QA 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London - 13.33% 3.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 42.11% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Docklands, London median daily rate - £538 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.52%  
London median daily rate £463 £425 £443
% change year-on-year +8.82% -3.95%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Docklands, London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.23 £21.50
% change year-on-year +14.40% -10.55%  

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 Docklands, London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 12 19 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 23.53% 31.67% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 25
Docklands, London median daily rate £613 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.54%  
10th Percentile £313 £350 £337
90th Percentile £750 £570 £606
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Docklands, London median hourly rate - - -
London median hourly rate £41.25 £20.87 £21.69
% change year-on-year +97.69% -3.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Docklands, London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Docklands, London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) PMO

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PMO Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft