The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 37 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing QA 8 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.47% 2.56% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.11% 53.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 0
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.32% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £16.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+120.31% -41.81%
QA
South East

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 East Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
19 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.86% 4.81% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate £338 £325 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £150 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £368 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +11.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

QA
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -13 7 £300 +26.31% 5
Hove +2 1 £320 -1.53% 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Servlets
2 5 (45.45%) OO
2 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Jetty
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) Subversion
3 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) XSLT
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 3 (27.27%) XQuery
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
4 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Publishing
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management

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Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) Jetty
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) MySQL
1 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Publishing
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Servlets
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 3 (27.27%) JPA
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) XSLT
2 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) N-Tier
1 5 (45.45%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (9.09%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 5 (45.45%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Modelling
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Balanced Scorecard
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
5 1 (9.09%) Data Entry
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) XQuery
2 3 (27.27%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft