Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Feltham 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 18 October 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 > Feltham
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 19 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 3 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Feltham 5.88% 3.03% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 28.57% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Feltham median daily rate £375 £450 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +69.81% -42.39%
10th Percentile £362 £410 £225
90th Percentile £388 £539 £440
Hounslow median daily rate £490 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +8.89% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Feltham median hourly rate £12.00 £70.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.00% - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £12.00 £8.50 -
% change year-on-year +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 Feltham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Feltham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Feltham 29.41% 10.61% 11.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Feltham median daily rate £475 £434 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.45% +11.28% +7.59%
10th Percentile £362 £333 £205
90th Percentile £622 £550 £440
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Feltham median hourly rate £12.00 £70.57 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -83.00% - -
Hounslow median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% +87.50% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Feltham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Feltham

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Feltham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Feltham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Feltham

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Feltham region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Games
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Protractor
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Feltham 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (33.33%) Protractor
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Games Tester
2 2 (66.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Go
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python