The first table below looks at the demand for the Quality Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Engineer
Rank 209 195 223
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.032% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.035% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £375 £371 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -35.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £280 £200
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.50
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5961 5787 7412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.36% 92.86% 91.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4311 4275 5242
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 120 171
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £135.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Quality Engineer
London

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Engineer across the City of London region.

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Quality Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer across the City of London region.

Quality Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Cerillion
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) PaaS
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Heroku
2 1 (25.00%) Engine Yard
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Xcode
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Quality 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 Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Heroku
1 1 (25.00%) Engine Yard
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (50.00%) Cerillion
2 1 (25.00%) Rackspace