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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 578 552 525
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -27
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.028% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.031% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 2
Average daily rate
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£230 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £283 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £375 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £350 £301
% change year-on-year
+13.57% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.76% -49.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £21.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+69.76% -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
46210 45651 39482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.36% 92.56% 92.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 29185 28733 23345
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 £233 £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 1806 1895 2016
Average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.02% -9.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -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
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 May 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 May 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 +14 3 £210 -44.00% 2
South East -22 1 £383 +61.05% 4
East of England - 1 - -
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Quality Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Degree
2 4 (28.57%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) CMMI
3 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
3 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Equities
4 2 (14.29%) IVR
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (14.29%) Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
4 2 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) CSS

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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%) 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
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Broadband
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%) Manufacturing
3 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 1 (7.14%) Italian Language
5 1 (7.14%) Spanish Language
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%) DTV
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) IPTV
2 1 (7.14%) STB
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CMMI
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
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%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
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++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) NEC
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
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Posted: 14 days ago
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