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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 36 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing QA 16 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.78% 3.75% 3.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 21.88% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 7
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £13.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £34.28 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-69.36% +79.21%
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
40 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 14.44% 17.16% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 52 21
Median daily rate £389 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.61% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £330 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £548 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.19% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Median hourly rate £21.36 £19.91 £14.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +42.02%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.17
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.57%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 -3 5 - - 9
Lewes - 2 - -
Hove - 1 £675 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 15 (57.69%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Selenium
3 13 (50.00%) REST
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) TDD
5 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
6 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
6 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
6 9 (34.62%) BDD
6 9 (34.62%) Hudson
6 9 (34.62%) Maven
6 9 (34.62%) Ajax
6 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
6 9 (34.62%) Java
6 9 (34.62%) Ant
7 8 (30.77%) JUnit
7 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 8 (30.77%) Web Services
7 8 (30.77%) JMS
7 8 (30.77%) ISEB
7 8 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
7 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 8 (30.77%) JMeter
7 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
7 8 (30.77%) Spring
7 8 (30.77%) Java EE
7 8 (30.77%) JIRA
7 8 (30.77%) Confluence

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 8 (30.77%) Confluence
1 8 (30.77%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
1 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Selenium
2 9 (34.62%) Ant
2 9 (34.62%) Cucumber
2 9 (34.62%) Hudson
2 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Maven
2 9 (34.62%) WebDriver
3 8 (30.77%) Gradle
3 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 8 (30.77%) JMeter
3 8 (30.77%) jMock
3 8 (30.77%) JUnit
3 8 (30.77%) SoapUI
4 5 (19.23%) Jasmine
4 5 (19.23%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (57.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Developer in Test
3 11 (42.31%) Analyst
3 11 (42.31%) QA Engineer
3 11 (42.31%) Test Engineer
4 10 (38.46%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (30.77%) Analyst Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Java Analyst Developer
5 8 (30.77%) Java Developer
6 7 (26.92%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (26.92%) Java Engineer
6 7 (26.92%) Test Analyst
6 7 (26.92%) Test Automation Developer
7 6 (23.08%) QA Analyst
7 6 (23.08%) Test Automation Engineer
8 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
8 5 (19.23%) QA Automation Analyst
8 5 (19.23%) QA Automation Engineer
8 5 (19.23%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) REST
2 9 (34.62%) Ajax
3 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
3 8 (30.77%) Java EE
3 8 (30.77%) JMS
3 8 (30.77%) Spring
3 8 (30.77%) Web Services
3 8 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET
4 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 6 (23.08%) jQuery
5 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (19.23%) HTML5
5 5 (19.23%) Node.js
6 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (3.85%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
1 7 (26.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) e-Learning
2 1 (3.85%) Learning Management System
2 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) TDD
2 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 9 (34.62%) BDD
3 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (30.77%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Integration Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
4 8 (30.77%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 8 (30.77%) User Stories
5 5 (19.23%) QA Automation
6 2 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (7.69%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) Groovy
3 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (11.54%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) ISTQB
2 8 (30.77%) ISEB
3 7 (26.92%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Atlassian
1 8 (30.77%) Rally
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
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