The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire 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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 42 37
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.85% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £261 £388
% change year-on-year
+41.14% -32.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 - £20.00
QA Engineer
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
345 352 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.24% 90.72% 91.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 218 158
Average daily rate £330 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £425 £457
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.22 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.40% +52.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.67 £10.13 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

QA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Engineer within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Barnsley - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 2
QA Engineer
Yorkshire