Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Knutsford 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 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)
Cheshire > Knutsford
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 15 21
Rank change year-on-year -17 +6 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 2 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 0.60% 2.33% 5.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.67% 33.33% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Knutsford median daily rate £400 - £425
Cheshire median daily rate £535 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +25.88% +3.66% +1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Knutsford median hourly rate - - -
Cheshire 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 Knutsford with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Knutsford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 15 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Knutsford 9.04% 6.98% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 24
Knutsford median daily rate £380 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.65% -10.00% +48.47%
10th Percentile £300 £340 £368
90th Percentile £415 £433 £438
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +10.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Knutsford median hourly rate - - £15.77
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +8.31%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Knutsford

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Knutsford

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Knutsford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 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 Knutsford region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Knutsford 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior J2EE Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java