The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Quality Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Engineer
Rank 595 624 610
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 29 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.023% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.024% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 9
Median daily rate £373 £441 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +47.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £291 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.00% -2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +34.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
- +34.88%
Quality Engineer
UK

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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Quality Engineer in the job title.

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 29 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
North East - 9 £300 -
South East +24 8 £163 -57.51% 5
London +1 7 £538 +7.50% 4
Yorkshire - 5 £385 - 1
West Midlands - 2 - -
Quality Engineer
UK

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, Quality Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (97.56%) QA
2 30 (73.17%) Selenium
3 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (65.85%) Cucumber
4 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
5 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
6 21 (51.22%) WebDriver
6 21 (51.22%) TDD
7 19 (46.34%) JUnit
8 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
8 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
9 17 (41.46%) JSON
9 17 (41.46%) Scala
9 17 (41.46%) User Stories
10 15 (36.59%) Web Testing
10 15 (36.59%) RSpec
10 15 (36.59%) Automated Testing
11 14 (34.15%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (31.71%) Games
13 12 (29.27%) Java
14 11 (26.83%) WCAG
14 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
15 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
16 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
17 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
18 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
18 6 (14.63%) Scrum
18 6 (14.63%) Finance
18 6 (14.63%) JIRA

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (73.17%) Selenium
2 27 (65.85%) Cucumber
3 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
4 21 (51.22%) WebDriver
5 19 (46.34%) JUnit
6 15 (36.59%) RSpec
7 6 (14.63%) JIRA
8 5 (12.20%) Appium
8 5 (12.20%) Maven
9 4 (9.76%) Ant
9 4 (9.76%) JMeter
9 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (7.32%) Gradle
10 3 (7.32%) Hudson
10 3 (7.32%) jMock
11 1 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
11 1 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
11 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (31.71%) Games
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Publishing
4 2 (4.88%) Aerospace
4 2 (4.88%) Marketing
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Front Office
5 1 (2.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) JSON
2 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 5 (12.20%) Node.js
3 4 (9.76%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) Web Services
4 3 (7.32%) .NET
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.32%) Ajax
4 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) Java EE
4 3 (7.32%) JMS
4 3 (7.32%) REST
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
4 3 (7.32%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.44%) Gherkin
5 1 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.44%) Equities
4 1 (2.44%) Fintech
4 1 (2.44%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (53.66%) Automation Testing
3 21 (51.22%) TDD
4 18 (43.90%) Test Automation
4 18 (43.90%) Test Scripting
5 17 (41.46%) User Stories
6 15 (36.59%) Automated Testing
6 15 (36.59%) Web Testing
7 14 (34.15%) Defect Tracking
8 11 (26.83%) Performance Testing
9 10 (24.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (21.95%) Root Cause Analysis
11 7 (17.07%) Process Improvement
12 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
12 6 (14.63%) Scrum
13 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (12.20%) Exploratory Testing
13 5 (12.20%) IT Audit
14 4 (9.76%) Front End Development
14 4 (9.76%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (41.46%) Scala
2 12 (29.27%) Java
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.76%) Groovy
4 4 (9.76%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) R
5 2 (4.88%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) IRCA
4 1 (2.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (97.56%) QA
2 11 (26.83%) WCAG
3 2 (4.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.88%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.44%) Def Stans
4 1 (2.44%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.44%) DO-178B
4 1 (2.44%) EFQM
4 1 (2.44%) ISO 14001
4 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.44%) SDET
4 1 (2.44%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
1 3 (7.32%) Rally
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Talend