The table below looks at the statistics for the Quality Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Engineer
Rank 61 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £288 £180
% change year-on-year
+17.39% +59.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 - -
Quality Engineer
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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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 677 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 94.29% 94.55% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 352 340
Average daily rate £420 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 48 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.30 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer in the job title across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Quality Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Quality Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Quality Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) NCR
3 1 (33.33%) QMS

Quality Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) CMMI
2 1 (33.33%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) NCR