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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 21 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 28 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.57% 2.08% 3.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 60.87% 31.58% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 1
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£350 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.04 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.19 £26.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-49.75% +31.25%
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
46 19 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 10.80% 6.60% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 17
Average daily rate £350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £595 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.04 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

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 2 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

QA Hourly Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2014. 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 +14 24 £350 +16.66% 4
Eastbourne - - - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 14 (40.00%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
4 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
4 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (20.00%) Web Development
6 6 (17.14%) Data Management
6 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.43%) SAS
8 4 (11.43%) E-Learning
8 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (11.43%) Predictive Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
8 4 (11.43%) Analytics
8 4 (11.43%) Time Series Analysis
9 3 (8.57%) BDD
9 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Data Entry
9 3 (8.57%) Selenium
9 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Time Management
9 3 (8.57%) Project Management
9 3 (8.57%) HTTP
9 3 (8.57%) Web Services
9 3 (8.57%) .NET
10 2 (5.71%) Finance
10 2 (5.71%) Change Management

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Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 8 (22.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Data Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Business Data Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) QA Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Risk Manager
8 1 (2.86%) Data Administrator
8 1 (2.86%) Head of Technology
8 1 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Designer
8 1 (2.86%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) LAMP
2 1 (2.86%) JSON
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.86%) REST
2 1 (2.86%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) E-Learning
1 4 (11.43%) Visualisation
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) UNIX
1 1 (2.86%) Windows
1 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (20.00%) Web Development
4 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 6 (17.14%) Data Management
5 4 (11.43%) Analytics
5 4 (11.43%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Manual Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Time Management
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
6 3 (8.57%) Data Entry
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
8 1 (2.86%) MVC
8 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.86%) Java
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Citrix
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