Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hemel Hempstead 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 23 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)
Hertfordshire > Hemel Hempstead
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 16 21
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 1.09% 5.88% 1.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.00% 85.71% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £400 £475 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +74.31% -25.34%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £525 £438 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Hemel Hempstead with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Hemel Hempstead
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hemel Hempstead 5.43% 6.86% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 5
Hemel Hempstead median daily rate £400 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +90.00% -28.57%
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £331
% change year-on-year +6.25% +20.75% -9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hemel Hempstead median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £45.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -66.67% +109.06% +2.50%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Hemel Hempstead

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Hemel Hempstead

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hemel Hempstead region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Rackspace