Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 19 October 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)
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 38 48
Rank change year-on-year -11 +10 -28
Contract jobs citing QA 23 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.56% 4.80% 3.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 34.82% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 15
Nottingham median daily rate £425 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +12.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £350 £250
90th Percentile £472 £560 £638
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.68% +10.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - £11.00

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 Nottingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 69 112 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 10.68% 13.79% 12.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 77 65
Nottingham median daily rate £406 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -0.60% +10.67%
10th Percentile £193 £280 £269
90th Percentile £512 £579 £628
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £415
% change year-on-year - -3.61% +10.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Nottingham median hourly rate £10.65 £13.00 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.08% -21.86% +31.78%
10th Percentile £9.58 £9.46 £12.97
90th Percentile £14.97 £20.25 £20.59
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £10.65 £13.00 £12.28
% change year-on-year -18.08% +5.91% -2.77%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Nottingham

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Nottingham over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Nottingham

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for QA.

1 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Validation
3 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
3 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
3 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (21.74%) Data Strategy
4 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) JSON
4 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Maven
5 3 (13.04%) JMeter
5 3 (13.04%) Finance
5 3 (13.04%) C#
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (13.04%) Confluence
2 1 (4.35%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) npm
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Apigee
2 1 (4.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.04%) JMeter
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
4 2 (8.70%) QF-Test
4 2 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 2 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (8.70%) webpack
5 1 (4.35%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 1 (4.35%) Gradle
5 1 (4.35%) RSpec
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Data Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Data Migration Manager
1 5 (21.74%) Migration Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Developer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.35%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) JSON
2 3 (13.04%) Gherkin
2 3 (13.04%) Swagger
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) SOAP
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET
4 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) DOM
4 1 (4.35%) Express
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) Kafka
4 1 (4.35%) lodash
4 1 (4.35%) Node.js
4 1 (4.35%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Programme Management
3 5 (21.74%) Data Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Data Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Data Privacy
3 5 (21.74%) Data Strategy
3 5 (21.74%) Data Validation
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (21.74%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 5 (21.74%) Procure-to-Pay
3 5 (21.74%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
4 4 (17.39%) Scrum
4 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Strategy
5 3 (13.04%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.70%) Groovy
3 2 (8.70%) Jython
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 1 (4.35%) PMO
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle