The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing QA 8 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 3.90% 2.08% 0.88%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 30.77% 30.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +31.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-63.15% +76.74%
QA
West 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 Crawley region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
26 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 12.68% 6.94% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 9
Median daily rate £472 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £351 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Crawley region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (56.00%) Android
3 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
4 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
5 10 (40.00%) Open Source
6 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
6 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 7 (28.00%) Black-Box Testing
7 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (20.00%) Scrum
8 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
10 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (12.00%) User Experience
11 2 (8.00%) VMware
11 2 (8.00%) C#
11 2 (8.00%) .NET
11 2 (8.00%) Windows
11 2 (8.00%) SAP
11 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
11 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
11 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
11 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
11 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
12 1 (4.00%) Contingency Planning
12 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark

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Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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 (4.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (4.00%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (4.00%) PTC Creo
1 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
1 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (4.00%) PyUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.00%) RSpec
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Electronics
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
1 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) QA Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Android Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Applications Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Mobile Tester
4 6 (24.00%) QA Tester
5 5 (20.00%) iOS Tester
5 5 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) Android Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Applications Tester
6 4 (16.00%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Analyst
7 3 (12.00%) Android Test Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Senior Tester
7 3 (12.00%) Test Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) HR Analyst
9 1 (4.00%) PMO Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) OAuth
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
2 1 (4.00%) SOAP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (12.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Handset
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Android
1 14 (56.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Open Source
3 7 (28.00%) Automated Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (24.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 5 (20.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.00%) Analytics
9 1 (4.00%) Change Control
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) HNC
2 1 (4.00%) HND
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) SAP
1 2 (8.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) hybris