The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 29 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing QA 5 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.67% 6.38% 0.92%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 65.22% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £275 £425 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +80.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £347
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £17.15 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.06 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -30.30%
QA
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
9 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 4.81% 9.79% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Median daily rate £338 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £388 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £23.00 £21.99
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Brighton region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Brighton region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (33.33%) SDET
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Calabash
5 1 (16.67%) User Experience
5 1 (16.67%) Appium
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (16.67%) Use Case
5 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Jetty
5 1 (16.67%) JPA
5 1 (16.67%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion

QA
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 1 (16.67%) Jetty
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Appium
4 1 (16.67%) Calabash
4 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 1 (16.67%) JPA
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) Servlets
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) XHTML
3 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) XPath
3 1 (16.67%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SDET