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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 577 575 520
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.014% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.013% 0.015% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Average daily rate
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£218 £368 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.81% +18.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £362 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £374 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £375 £280
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £35.25 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+151.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 - -
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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
46657 46455 40584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.33% 92.38% 92.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28786 28831 23826
Average daily rate £400 £396 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £240
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 1833 1870 2077
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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
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 24 April 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
London +3 4 £218 -40.81%
East of England - 2 - - 2
Quality Engineer
UK

Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (50.00%) QA
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 4 (28.57%) Degree
3 4 (28.57%) Python
4 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) CMMI
5 2 (14.29%) Firewall
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
5 2 (14.29%) Equities
5 2 (14.29%) IVR
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Derivative
5 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) CSS

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) LAN
1 2 (14.29%) PBX
1 2 (14.29%) VoIP
1 2 (14.29%) WAN
1 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
1 2 (14.29%) IGRP
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 2 (14.29%) OSPF
1 2 (14.29%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Aerospace
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
3 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
2 1 (7.14%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 2 (14.29%) Equities
1 2 (14.29%) IVR
1 2 (14.29%) Derivative
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
1 3 (21.43%) CMMI
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) QMS
3 1 (7.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) NCR
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) NEC
West Midlands
Connectus
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: competitive DOE
Posted: 16 days ago
East Midlands
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £25 - £33 per hour + DOE
Posted: 17 days ago