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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 25 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Contract jobs citing QA 17 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 5.74% 2.42% 2.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 14.04% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 £15.50 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-59.21% +76.74%
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
34 57 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 11.49% 17.22% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 17
Median daily rate £375 £430 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.79% +16.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £350 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £678
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £16.33 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.62 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.48% +19.04%

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 31 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 31 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 +5 9 £500 +37.93% 6
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 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 (66.67%) Selenium
2 17 (62.96%) REST
3 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 12 (44.44%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) HTML
4 12 (44.44%) .NET
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
5 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (40.74%) Java
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
6 10 (37.04%) Finance
6 10 (37.04%) TDD
6 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
6 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
7 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 9 (33.33%) Ajax
7 9 (33.33%) Maven
7 9 (33.33%) Ant
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
7 9 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (33.33%) Hudson
7 9 (33.33%) HTML5
7 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
7 9 (33.33%) BDD
7 9 (33.33%) Jasmine
7 9 (33.33%) Node.js
8 8 (29.63%) Gradle
8 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing

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 9 (33.33%) Node.js
2 8 (29.63%) Confluence
2 8 (29.63%) IIS
3 3 (11.11%) CMS
4 2 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (7.41%) concrete5
4 2 (7.41%) Drupal
4 2 (7.41%) ExpressionEngine
4 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
4 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (7.41%) Umbraco
4 2 (7.41%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) 3ds Max
1 2 (7.41%) Acrobat
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) GIMP
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) MailChimp
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) Ant
2 9 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 9 (33.33%) Hudson
2 9 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 9 (33.33%) Karma Test Runner
2 9 (33.33%) Maven
2 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 8 (29.63%) Gradle
3 8 (29.63%) JIRA
3 8 (29.63%) JMeter
3 8 (29.63%) jMock
3 8 (29.63%) JUnit
3 8 (29.63%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.41%) Grunt
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Developer in Test
3 15 (55.56%) QA Engineer
3 15 (55.56%) Test Engineer
4 14 (51.85%) QA Test Engineer
5 10 (37.04%) Analyst
6 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
7 8 (29.63%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (29.63%) Java Analyst Developer
7 8 (29.63%) Java Developer
8 7 (25.93%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (25.93%) Java Engineer
8 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
8 7 (25.93%) Test Automation Developer
9 6 (22.22%) QA Analyst
9 6 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
10 5 (18.52%) QA Automation Analyst
10 5 (18.52%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (18.52%) QA Test Analyst
11 2 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (62.96%) REST
2 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) HTML
2 12 (44.44%) jQuery
3 10 (37.04%) .NET Framework
3 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 9 (33.33%) Ajax
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (29.63%) Hibernate
5 8 (29.63%) Java EE
5 8 (29.63%) JMS
5 8 (29.63%) Spring
5 8 (29.63%) Web Services
5 8 (29.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (11.11%) CSS
6 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.41%) GreenSock GSAP
7 2 (7.41%) Marmalade SDK
7 2 (7.41%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Computer Science
1 7 (25.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.41%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) e-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
3 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Android
1 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.41%) CentOS
1 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
2 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
3 9 (33.33%) BDD
3 9 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (29.63%) Compatibility Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (29.63%) Domain-Driven Design
4 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Integration Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Performance Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 8 (29.63%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (29.63%) Test Automation
4 8 (29.63%) User Stories
5 5 (18.52%) QA Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) Android Development
7 2 (7.41%) iOS Development
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) Groovy
5 4 (14.81%) SQL
6 3 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (7.41%) Apple Swift
7 2 (7.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.41%) Python
7 2 (7.41%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) VB
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISEB
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Atlassian
1 8 (29.63%) Rally
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
2 2 (7.41%) Zend
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft