The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the East Sussex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 24 31 35
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 15 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 4.21% 2.38% 3.05%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 42.86% 35.00% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.04 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -46.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
35 20 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 9.83% 6.80% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 13
Average daily rate £380 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £218 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £427 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.04 - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
QA
South East

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 1 August 2014.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

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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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +6 13 £350 +16.66% 5
Bexhill-On-Sea - 1 £600 -
Eastbourne - - - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Web Development
3 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 3 (12.50%) .NET
4 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (12.50%) Web Services
4 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) HTTP
5 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
5 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) SAS
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.17%) Retail

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Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) QA Leader
3 3 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Data Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.17%) QA Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.17%) REST
2 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) E-Learning
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Data Management
2 4 (16.67%) Web Development
2 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 3 (12.50%) Test Automation
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Manual Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Entry
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) MVC
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
1 8 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Citrix
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Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Rate: From £13 to £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Up to £30k+
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Cyber Team
Rate: From £8 to £10 per hour 6 Month Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £9.89 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago