Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 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)
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 8 23
Rank change year-on-year -9 +15 -11
Contract jobs citing QA 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 3.23% 3.03% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.43% 25.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
High Wycombe median daily rate £550 £245 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.49% +122.73% -74.12%
10th Percentile £525 £243 £105
90th Percentile £575 £248 £115
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £308 £325
% change year-on-year +5.69% -5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
High Wycombe median hourly rate £17.00 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 -
% change year-on-year -32.00% - -

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 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 15.05% 12.12% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
High Wycombe median daily rate £215 £204 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.52% +85.23% -45.00%
10th Percentile £128 £112 £105
90th Percentile £431 £311 £115
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £430 £350
% change year-on-year -18.60% +22.86% +10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 2
High Wycombe median hourly rate £27.43 £33.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.87% +169.39% +48.48%
10th Percentile £19.68 £14.70 £10.73
90th Percentile £28.51 £52.90 £13.98
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +23.08%

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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

For the 6 months to 21 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Yammer
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
1 1 (33.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Entry
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) Product Management
1 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Regulatory Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (33.33%) PMP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Meraki
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) SAP