The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Quality Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 588 548 549
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 9 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 7
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£383 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-21.17% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.95% -49.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+13.95% -49.41%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47807 45756 43091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.65% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 31014 28318 25816
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1784 1851 1999
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Engineer across the England region.

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Quality Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Quality Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer across the England region.

Quality Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Quality Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. 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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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
South East -25 5 £383 -10.00% 6
East of England - 3 £200 - 1
North West - 1 - -
Quality Engineer
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Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality Engineer in their job title 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 with Quality Engineer in their job title.

1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (26.67%) QA
3 3 (20.00%) STB
3 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (20.00%) Broadband
3 3 (20.00%) DTV
3 3 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) CMMI
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
4 2 (13.33%) Scrum
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
5 1 (6.67%) Migration

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Quality Engineer in their job title 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 with Quality Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) DTV
1 3 (20.00%) STB
1 3 (20.00%) IPTV
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) CMMI
1 2 (13.33%) Scrum
1 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
1 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (6.67%) Change Control
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 4 (26.67%) QA
3 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) NEC
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