Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 20 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)
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 32 36
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4 -6
Contract jobs citing QA 1 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 0.31% 2.58% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.70% 20.00% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Newbury median daily rate - £375 -
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.80 £8.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +215.29% -62.22% -47.06%

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 Newbury with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Newbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 27 35 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newbury 8.44% 12.92% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 15
Newbury median daily rate £425 £363 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +16.94% -24.39%
10th Percentile £127 £213 £87
90th Percentile £557 £469 £523
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newbury median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £23.50 £13.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +80.77% -39.68% -10.21%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Newbury

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Newbury

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Newbury

For the 6 months to 20 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 Newbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) Node B

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Node B
1 1 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (100.00%) RNC
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (100.00%) Huawei
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia