Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for QADirector skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QADirector over the 6 months to 22 January 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.

Compuware QADirector
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 875 851 878
Rank change year-on-year -24 +27 -1
Contract jobs citing QADirector 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.016% 0.032% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
UK median daily rate £638 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

QADirector is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18,416 15,843 15,858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.49% 16.62% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,918 10,577 10,560
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £280
90th Percentile £613 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 237 401
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £21.20 £23.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £52.50 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing QADirector as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for QADirector in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QADirector in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QADirector in the UK

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Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QADirector within the UK over the 6 months to 22 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 3 £638 - 1
London - 3 £638 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QADirector also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for QADirector.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA