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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 24 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +20
Contract jobs citing QA 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 2.27% 6.62% 2.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 71.43% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £213 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.48% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £366 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £476 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.67% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%

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 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 6.82% 9.27% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 9
Median daily rate £500 £369 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.59% -7.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £310 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £499 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £43.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-53.75% +82.10%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017, 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 (62.50%) Java
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (12.50%) Servlets
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) DB2
5 1 (12.50%) XSLT
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) XHTML
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) XQuery
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Spring

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 (12.50%) Jetty
1 1 (12.50%) SAS
1 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Base SAS
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) Appium
4 1 (12.50%) Calabash
4 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (12.50%) JPA
3 1 (12.50%) JSON
3 1 (12.50%) Servlets
3 1 (12.50%) Spring
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile Games
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ETL
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) XPath
3 1 (12.50%) XQuery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Teradata