Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staines 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 18 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)
Surrey > Staines
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 43
Rank change year-on-year +10 +5 -5
Contract jobs citing QA 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 2.30% 1.63% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.22% 6.94% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Staines median daily rate £513 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% - -
Surrey median daily rate £375 £378 £400
% change year-on-year -0.66% -5.63% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Staines median hourly rate - £26.25 -
Surrey median hourly rate - £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year - -19.23% -

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 Staines with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Staines
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 37 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 14.18% 23.45% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 5
Staines median daily rate £488 £438 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £300 £313 £449
90th Percentile £594 £575 £553
Surrey median daily rate £420 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -4.55% +3.53% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Staines median hourly rate £45.00 £26.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.43% - -
Surrey median hourly rate £19.63 £30.00 £39.09
% change year-on-year -34.58% -23.25% +95.45%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Staines

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Staines

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 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 Staines region with a requirement for QA.

1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) OO
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) ATDD
3 2 (33.33%) Appium
3 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 2 (33.33%) API Development
3 2 (33.33%) React Native
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
4 1 (16.67%) Change Control
4 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (16.67%) PMO
4 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Staines 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Appium
1 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Mocha
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) React Native
2 1 (16.67%) Chai
2 1 (16.67%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) API Development
2 2 (33.33%) ATDD
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement Process
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) OO
2 2 (33.33%) OOD
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) V-Model
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) P3O
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft