Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Wales 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 22 July 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)
Wales > West Wales
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 27 17
Contract jobs citing QA 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales - 3.48% 1.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 16.67% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
West Wales median daily rate - £475 £1,000
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -52.50% +150.00%
Wales median daily rate £330 £350 £400
% change year-on-year -5.71% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate £28.00 - -

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 Wales with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 4 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Wales 6.45% 20.87% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 18 5
West Wales median daily rate - £475 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.64% +29.41%
Wales median daily rate £361 £375 £400
% change year-on-year -3.67% -6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
West Wales median hourly rate - £25.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.08% -
Wales median hourly rate £33.50 £25.75 £68.00
% change year-on-year +30.10% -62.13% +396.35%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in West Wales

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in West Wales