Period
to 24 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe 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 24 February 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)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 13 11 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +17
Contract jobs citing QA 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 4.26% 1.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 26.67% 11.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
High Wycombe median daily rate £325 - -
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £290 £300
% change year-on-year +12.07% -3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £46.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £51.25 - -

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 High Wycombe with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
High Wycombe
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 15.96% 14.06% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
High Wycombe median daily rate £258 £156 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +64.80% -44.20% -
10th Percentile £128 £102 £265
90th Percentile £313 £346 £295
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £420 £350
% change year-on-year -10.66% +19.93% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £28.00 £33.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -45.00% +53.85%

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Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in High Wycombe

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in High Wycombe

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in High Wycombe

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in High Wycombe

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in High Wycombe over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for QA in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry

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Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
General
1 2 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Product Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (25.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft