The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Sussex region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 40 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.35% - 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £285 - £185
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.00
QA Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
277 378 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 97.88% 98.95% 95.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 282 208
Median daily rate £400 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £17.84 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.51% +18.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £13.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Sussex region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, QA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Sussex region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) REST
3 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
3 6 (54.55%) JMeter
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
3 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
3 6 (54.55%) BDD
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 5 (45.45%) Node.js
4 5 (45.45%) Hudson
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Groovy
4 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
4 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
4 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 5 (45.45%) Confluence
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 5 (45.45%) Confluence
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) Cucumber
2 6 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 6 (54.55%) JMeter
2 6 (54.55%) SoapUI
3 5 (45.45%) Ant
3 5 (45.45%) Gradle
3 5 (45.45%) Hudson
3 5 (45.45%) Jasmine
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) jMock
3 5 (45.45%) JUnit
3 5 (45.45%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
4 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) REST
2 6 (54.55%) Hibernate
2 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
3 5 (45.45%) Ajax
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) HTML5
3 5 (45.45%) Java EE
3 5 (45.45%) JMS
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
3 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (45.45%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) BDD
1 6 (54.55%) Compatibility Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Functional Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Regression Testing
1 6 (54.55%) System Integration Testing
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
1 6 (54.55%) Unit Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Domain-Driven Design
2 5 (45.45%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) QA Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) User Stories
3 1 (9.09%) API Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) Groovy
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Atlassian
1 5 (45.45%) Rally