The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 April 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)
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 56 23
Contract jobs citing QA 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 0.82% 4.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 4.76% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £290 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.46%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year - +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.30 £37.00
% change year-on-year +14.01% -47.85%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 1 63 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 1.30% 17.17% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 50 10
Median daily rate £310 £320 £267
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +19.96%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £375
% change year-on-year +2.89% +3.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £33.00 £25.12
% change year-on-year -25.75% +31.36%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Renfrewshire citing QA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Renfrewshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Renfrewshire