The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.23% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £363 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Engineer
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 204 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.36% 96.23% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 123 103
Median daily rate £413 £315 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.95% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.36 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Brighton region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Engineer across the Brighton region.

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, QA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) QA
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 11 (91.67%) REST
3 10 (83.33%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 10 (83.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (83.33%) Node.js
3 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (83.33%) HTML5
3 10 (83.33%) Jasmine
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) JMeter
5 1 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (83.33%) Jasmine
2 10 (83.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Gradle
4 1 (8.33%) Hudson
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) jMock
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) REST
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) HTML5
2 10 (83.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
3 1 (8.33%) JMS
3 1 (8.33%) Spring
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (16.67%) BDD
1 2 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) OOP
2 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) QA Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
1 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (8.33%) Rally
Brighton, East Sussex
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