The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Brighton region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton - - 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £364 £323
% change year-on-year
-31.27% +12.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -
QA Tester
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
188 265 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 98.43% 98.15% 96.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 199 137
Median daily rate £400 £356 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.51% +16.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 25
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.15% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.68 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.15 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Brighton