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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.28% 1.37% 1.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.69% 13.33% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £455 £344 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.36% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £33.55 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-68.70% +72.05%
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 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 16.67% 10.27% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 5
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £307 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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
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 29 July 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 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (55.00%) Android
3 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (40.00%) Open Source
4 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
8 3 (15.00%) Scrum
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
10 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (5.00%) Oozie
10 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (5.00%) HDFS
10 1 (5.00%) DevOps
10 1 (5.00%) Test Planning
10 1 (5.00%) User Experience
10 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
10 1 (5.00%) Yammer

QA
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 (5.00%) Apache Pig
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (5.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) Sqoop
1 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) PigUnit
2 1 (5.00%) PyUnit
2 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (5.00%) RSpec
2 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Marketing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) QA Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Android Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Tester
4 5 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Android Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) iOS Tester
5 4 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Android Test Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Mobile Engineer
6 3 (15.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Senior QA Tester
7 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 1 (5.00%) Project Office Manager
8 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Handset
2 1 (5.00%) PKI
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Android
1 11 (55.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Open Source
3 6 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) Contingency Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Smoke Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) C#
2 1 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Python
2 1 (5.00%) VB
2 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
1 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) hybris