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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing QA 5 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 4.35% 4.87% 3.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 83.33% 36.59% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £300 £363 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +237.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £349
% change year-on-year
- +7.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
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
6 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 5.22% 13.31% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 31 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £108
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +272.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Tumbleweed
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) F5
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VBA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) MPLS
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) UAT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Ruby
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
1 1 (16.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
1 1 (16.67%) PMP
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
1 1 (16.67%) F5
1 1 (16.67%) MobileIron
1 1 (16.67%) SAP
1 1 (16.67%) Tumbleweed