The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing QA 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 7.58% 7.69% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 62.50% 58.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Median daily rate £465 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.27% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.39 £22.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.16% -31.06%
QA
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
8 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.12% 13.19% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Median daily rate £383 £388 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% -7.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) PMP
2 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Social Network
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Marketing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
1 3 (30.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
1 3 (30.00%) IT Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (30.00%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Line Management
5 1 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Transition Management
5 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
1 4 (40.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (40.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco