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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 31 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 10 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 3.80% 2.97% 5.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 55.56% 18.18% 53.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
Median daily rate £344 £398 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +13.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £323 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £424 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 12
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £13.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £16.34
% change year-on-year
-15.21% +40.75%
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
18 55 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.84% 16.32% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 43 30
Median daily rate £351 £450 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.11% +19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £354 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Median hourly rate - £18.68 £13.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +43.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -5 2 £413 +3.77% 8
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) Selenium
3 18 (58.06%) REST
4 16 (51.61%) TDD
4 16 (51.61%) Java
5 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
5 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (48.39%) Spring
5 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
5 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
5 15 (48.39%) BDD
6 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
6 14 (45.16%) Compatibility Testing
6 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
6 14 (45.16%) Ajax
6 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
6 14 (45.16%) JMeter
6 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Web Services
6 14 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (45.16%) Functional Testing
6 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
6 14 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
7 13 (41.94%) User Stories
7 13 (41.94%) Gradle
7 13 (41.94%) Rally
7 13 (41.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 13 (41.94%) ISEB
7 13 (41.94%) JMS

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 13 (41.94%) Confluence
1 13 (41.94%) IIS
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Jetty
3 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
1 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (64.52%) Selenium
2 15 (48.39%) Cucumber
3 14 (45.16%) Jenkins
3 14 (45.16%) JMeter
3 14 (45.16%) SoapUI
3 14 (45.16%) WebDriver
4 13 (41.94%) Ant
4 13 (41.94%) Gradle
4 13 (41.94%) Hudson
4 13 (41.94%) JIRA
4 13 (41.94%) jMock
4 13 (41.94%) JUnit
4 13 (41.94%) Maven
5 5 (16.13%) Jasmine
5 5 (16.13%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
7 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 1 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Developer
3 13 (41.94%) Automation Test Analyst
3 13 (41.94%) Test Analyst
4 12 (38.71%) Developer in Test
4 12 (38.71%) Test Engineer
5 11 (35.48%) QA Engineer
5 11 (35.48%) QA Test Engineer
6 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
7 7 (22.58%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (22.58%) Java Analyst Developer
7 7 (22.58%) Test Automation Developer
8 6 (19.35%) Java Engineer
8 6 (19.35%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (16.13%) C# Developer
9 5 (16.13%) QA Analyst
9 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Analyst
9 5 (16.13%) QA Automation Engineer
9 5 (16.13%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) REST
2 15 (48.39%) Hibernate
2 15 (48.39%) Spring
3 14 (45.16%) Ajax
3 14 (45.16%) Web Services
4 13 (41.94%) Java EE
4 13 (41.94%) JMS
4 13 (41.94%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) .NET Framework
6 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (19.35%) jQuery
7 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 5 (16.13%) Node.js
8 2 (6.45%) CSS
8 2 (6.45%) XML
9 1 (3.23%) Servlets
9 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (41.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) TDD
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (48.39%) BDD
2 15 (48.39%) Integration Testing
2 15 (48.39%) Unit Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Compatibility Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Functional Testing
3 14 (45.16%) Regression Testing
3 14 (45.16%) System Integration Testing
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (41.94%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (41.94%) Domain-Driven Design
4 13 (41.94%) Performance Testing
4 13 (41.94%) User Stories
5 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (16.13%) QA Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Change Management
7 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.45%) Requirements Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (51.61%) Java
2 13 (41.94%) Groovy
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 6 (19.35%) C#
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) ISTQB
2 13 (41.94%) Degree
2 13 (41.94%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) CCNA
3 1 (3.23%) CIPD
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SDET
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Atlassian
1 13 (41.94%) Rally
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
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