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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 32 36 29
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing QA 14 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.93% 2.17% 3.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 14.00% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Median daily rate £413 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £334 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £430 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +15.62%
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
28 50 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 7.87% 15.48% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 32 15
Median daily rate £370 £430 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £505 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Median hourly rate £16.33 £16.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +45.45%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Sussex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +8 8 £431 +7.14% 5
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 East Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 16 (55.17%) REST
3 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
4 14 (48.28%) C#
4 14 (48.28%) HTML
4 14 (48.28%) .NET
4 14 (48.28%) jQuery
5 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
6 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
7 10 (34.48%) Java
7 10 (34.48%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (34.48%) Node.js
7 10 (34.48%) Jasmine
7 10 (34.48%) HTML5
8 9 (31.03%) Finance
9 8 (27.59%) Web Services
9 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 8 (27.59%) Ajax
9 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
9 8 (27.59%) BDD
9 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
10 7 (24.14%) Hudson
10 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 7 (24.14%) Maven
10 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
10 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 7 (24.14%) IIS

QA
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 10 (34.48%) Node.js
2 7 (24.14%) IIS
3 6 (20.69%) Confluence
4 3 (10.34%) CMS
5 2 (6.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (6.90%) concrete5
5 2 (6.90%) Drupal
5 2 (6.90%) ExpressionEngine
5 2 (6.90%) Joomla!
5 2 (6.90%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (6.90%) Umbraco
5 2 (6.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) 3ds Max
1 2 (6.90%) Acrobat
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) GIMP
1 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) Jasmine
2 10 (34.48%) Karma Test Runner
3 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
4 7 (24.14%) Ant
4 7 (24.14%) Hudson
4 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
4 7 (24.14%) Maven
5 6 (20.69%) Gradle
5 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 6 (20.69%) JMeter
5 6 (20.69%) jMock
5 6 (20.69%) JUnit
5 6 (20.69%) SoapUI
6 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
6 2 (6.90%) Grunt
7 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Developer
2 15 (51.72%) Developer in Test
2 15 (51.72%) QA Engineer
3 14 (48.28%) Test Engineer
4 13 (44.83%) QA Test Engineer
5 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
6 9 (31.03%) Analyst
7 6 (20.69%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (20.69%) Java Analyst Developer
7 6 (20.69%) Java Developer
7 6 (20.69%) Java Engineer
8 5 (17.24%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
8 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
9 4 (13.79%) QA Automation Engineer
9 4 (13.79%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
10 3 (10.34%) QA Automation Analyst
10 3 (10.34%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) REST
2 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) HTML
2 14 (48.28%) jQuery
3 12 (41.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) .NET Framework
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 8 (27.59%) Ajax
5 8 (27.59%) Web Services
6 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 6 (20.69%) Java EE
6 6 (20.69%) JMS
6 6 (20.69%) Spring
6 6 (20.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (10.34%) CSS
8 2 (6.90%) CodeIgniter
8 2 (6.90%) Flash
8 2 (6.90%) JSP
8 2 (6.90%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
1 5 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.45%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Android
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) BDD
2 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
3 7 (24.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (20.69%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (20.69%) Functional Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Testing
4 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
4 6 (20.69%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (20.69%) User Stories
5 4 (13.79%) QA Automation
6 2 (6.90%) Android Development
6 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 2 (6.90%) iOS Development
6 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) JavaScript
2 14 (48.28%) C#
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 6 (20.69%) Groovy
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
5 3 (10.34%) SQL
6 2 (6.90%) ActionScript
6 2 (6.90%) Apple Swift
6 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.90%) C++
6 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
6 2 (6.90%) Python
6 2 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (6.90%) VB
6 2 (6.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
1 6 (20.69%) Rally
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 2 (6.90%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.90%) Zend
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
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