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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Surrey / Staines
Rank 18 - 21
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing QA 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staines 3.97% - 2.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.73% - 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £585 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £366 £350
% change year-on-year -0.27% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £39.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -32.05% +6.84%  

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 Staines with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Staines
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 22 15 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staines 17.46% 18.99% 41.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 5
Median daily rate £425 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.52% -2.56%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Staines

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staines 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 Staines

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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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA in Staines.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Staines

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Insight
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Pega
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Personalization
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) Electronics
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) LTE
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
4 1 (14.29%) GSM
4 1 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (14.29%) WAP
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Handset
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Document Composition
4 1 (14.29%) VoLTE

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Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) GPRS
1 1 (14.29%) GSM
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
1 1 (14.29%) UMTS
1 1 (14.29%) VoLTE
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
General
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Business Architect
1 2 (28.57%) CRM Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Business Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Project Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Campaign Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 3 (42.86%) Customer Insight
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Personalization
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Document Composition
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Pega