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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 1 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 0.66% 3.23% 1.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.70% 26.09% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £543 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
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
27 23 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 17.88% 12.37% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 5
Median daily rate £425 £413 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £323 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £543 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+190.32% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +21.51%

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 August 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 6 (66.67%) SQL
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Android
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PKI
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
5 1 (11.11%) CMS
5 1 (11.11%) Handset
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) .NET

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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 (11.11%) Apache Pig
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon S3
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Hive
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Sqoop
1 1 (11.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) PigUnit
2 1 (11.11%) PyUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (11.11%) RSpec
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Android Tester
3 2 (22.22%) iOS Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Senior QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Android Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Tez
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Handset
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Android
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Defect Management
4 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) HDFS
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) hybris