The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 77 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.094% - 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.098% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £188 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire 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
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1017 1246 1121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.76% 95.63% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 565 587
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 59
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

QA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

QA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 1 £188 - 1
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
High Wycombe
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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