The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank - 41 28
Contract jobs citing QA 0 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warrington - 1.96% 2.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 15.91% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Median daily rate - £345 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Warrington with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Warrington
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 3 44 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 2.83% 12.29% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 28
Median daily rate - £546 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £42.00 £27.13
% change year-on-year -52.61% +54.83%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warrington 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 Warrington

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Warrington

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Warrington

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 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 Warrington region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI

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Top Related IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy