Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling 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 20 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)
Scotland > Stirling
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 19 18
Contract jobs citing QA 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 1.39% 5.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 14.29% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Stirling median daily rate - - £375
Scotland median daily rate £345 £350 £375
% change year-on-year -1.43% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £23.63 £19.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +21.15% -54.12% -

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 Stirling with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Stirling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling 7.84% 9.72% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Stirling median daily rate £350 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +30.43%
10th Percentile £200 £290 £350
90th Percentile £410 £310 £538
Scotland median daily rate £375 £354 £339
% change year-on-year +5.93% +4.50% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stirling median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year -25.50% -25.93% +60.71%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Stirling

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Stirling