Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 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.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Kent > West Malling
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 10 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - -
Contract jobs citing QA 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 3.45% 5.00% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 25.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Malling median daily rate £413 - -
Kent median daily rate £413 £400 £225
% change year-on-year +3.13% +77.78% -25.00%
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 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Malling 3.45% 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
West Malling median daily rate £413 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Kent median daily rate £450 £425 £443
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95% +30.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Malling median hourly rate - - -
Kent median hourly rate £40.00 £27.83 -
% change year-on-year +43.76% - -

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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

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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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Malling region with a requirement for QA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Due Diligence

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Co-occurring IT Skills in West Malling 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Due Diligence
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL