Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Salisbury 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 17 November 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)
Wiltshire > Salisbury
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 45 15 10
Rank change year-on-year -30 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 0.59% 3.33% 8.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.70% 100.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Salisbury median daily rate £495 £530 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +30.86% -3.57%
10th Percentile £478 £530 £320
90th Percentile £513 £530 £503
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £450 £325
% change year-on-year - +38.46% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year +13.92% +105.19% -47.26%

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 Salisbury with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Salisbury
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 37 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Salisbury 21.76% 3.33% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 1 6
Salisbury median daily rate £550 £530 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.77% +69.60% -25.60%
10th Percentile £513 £530 £281
90th Percentile £588 £530 £447
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £450 £363
% change year-on-year +5.56% +24.14% -9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Salisbury median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £39.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +13.92% -8.14% +6.17%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Salisbury

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Salisbury

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Salisbury

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Salisbury

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Salisbury region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salisbury 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Project
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared