Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Malling 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 25 May 2019 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)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 6 12
Contract jobs citing QA 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling - 13.64% 4.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 100.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
West Malling median daily rate - £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.93% -
Kent median daily rate £333 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -26.11% +5.88% +102.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate - - -

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 West Malling with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Malling
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 2.33% 13.64% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
West Malling median daily rate £225 £381 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.98% +5.17% +3.57%
10th Percentile £213 £328 £329
90th Percentile £238 £429 £386
Kent median daily rate £255 £381 £375
% change year-on-year -33.11% +1.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £42.75 £40.00 £10.65
% change year-on-year +6.88% +275.59% -

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Malling

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in West Malling

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Malling

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in West Malling