The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £273
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +23.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.75
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
372 218 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 93.47% 95.61% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 137 126
Average daily rate £400 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.36 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.52% -0.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £31.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield