The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Sheffield region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £343 £363
% change year-on-year
-5.10% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.00
QA Engineer
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield 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
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
423 335 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.49% 95.17% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 228 117
Median daily rate £414 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 17
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.70 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £14.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, QA 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 Sheffield region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP