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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.76% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.27% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £38.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-61.18% +76.74%
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
11 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 17.46% 2.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 0
Median daily rate £395 £479 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.49% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +19.04%

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
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 30 May 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 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
1 5 (83.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) QA Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile Tester
5 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Android
1 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Black-Box Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (66.67%) Open Source
2 4 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Process Management
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared