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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Engineer
UK / England
Rank 541 582 578
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 36 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.020% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.021% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Median daily rate £340 £444 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.38% +10.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £419 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £469 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £46.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +121.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +121.42%

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
39259 43355 43155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.94% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 25755 27927 27633
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1348 1585 1746
Median hourly rate £18.50 £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 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 £340 -
London +14 8 £405 -14.73% 6
West Midlands -1 7 - - 1
South East +20 6 - - 2
East Midlands - 4 £258 - 3
Yorkshire - 2 - -
Quality Engineer
UK

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 54 (83.08%) QA
2 48 (73.85%) Selenium
2 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (69.23%) Cucumber
4 40 (61.54%) Automation Testing
5 39 (60.00%) Jenkins
5 39 (60.00%) Test Automation
6 37 (56.92%) TDD
7 36 (55.38%) WebDriver
8 35 (53.85%) Scala
8 35 (53.85%) RSpec
8 35 (53.85%) Web Testing
8 35 (53.85%) Test Scripting
8 35 (53.85%) JSON
9 34 (52.31%) JUnit
10 33 (50.77%) Automated Testing
11 31 (47.69%) Defect Tracking
12 30 (46.15%) User Stories
12 30 (46.15%) Games
13 29 (44.62%) WCAG
14 10 (15.38%) C++
15 9 (13.85%) Coaching
16 7 (10.77%) Java
16 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
16 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
17 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
17 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
17 6 (9.23%) HTML5
17 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
17 6 (9.23%) HTML

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 1 (1.54%) CMS
1 1 (1.54%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (73.85%) Selenium
2 45 (69.23%) Cucumber
3 39 (60.00%) Jenkins
4 36 (55.38%) WebDriver
5 35 (53.85%) RSpec
6 34 (52.31%) JUnit
7 4 (6.15%) Appium
8 1 (1.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.54%) Calabash
8 1 (1.54%) JIRA
8 1 (1.54%) JMeter
8 1 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.54%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.54%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
General
1 30 (46.15%) Games
2 6 (9.23%) Automotive
3 5 (7.69%) Finance
4 4 (6.15%) Publishing
5 3 (4.62%) Banking
6 2 (3.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Front Office
7 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (53.85%) JSON
2 6 (9.23%) HTML
2 6 (9.23%) HTML5
3 5 (7.69%) Node.js
4 3 (4.62%) .NET
4 3 (4.62%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
4 3 (4.62%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (4.62%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (1.54%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.54%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.54%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.54%) Equities
4 1 (1.54%) Fintech
4 1 (1.54%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.54%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (61.54%) Automation Testing
3 39 (60.00%) Test Automation
4 37 (56.92%) TDD
5 35 (53.85%) Test Scripting
5 35 (53.85%) Web Testing
6 33 (50.77%) Automated Testing
7 31 (47.69%) Defect Tracking
8 30 (46.15%) User Stories
9 9 (13.85%) Coaching
10 7 (10.77%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (10.77%) Performance Testing
11 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
12 5 (7.69%) Process Improvement
13 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Scrum
14 3 (4.62%) BDD
14 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 35 (53.85%) Scala
2 10 (15.38%) C++
3 7 (10.77%) Java
4 6 (9.23%) C
4 6 (9.23%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.62%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) SQL
6 2 (3.08%) Ruby
7 1 (1.54%) R
7 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) IRCA
2 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (83.08%) QA
2 29 (44.62%) WCAG
3 6 (9.23%) IEC 61508
3 6 (9.23%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) HP
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) IBM
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle
2 1 (1.54%) SAP
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £28 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago