The first table below looks at the demand for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Crawley 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 23 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing QA 2 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 1.72% 2.37% 7.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 28.57% 61.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£275 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -33.33%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 6.90% 8.28% 12.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 9
Average daily rate £300 £340 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £313 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%
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Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Crawley region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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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

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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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (40.00%) PMP
2 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365

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Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) PMP
1 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec