The first table below looks at the demand for the QA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Surrey region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank 82 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.16% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£294 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1166 1169 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 91.96% 93.22% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 636 677
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 85 107
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA Engineer across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

QA Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

QA Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Guildford - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
QA Engineer
South East

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA 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 QA Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
3 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
4 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 3 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (50.00%) WPF
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) REST
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) SOAP
4 3 (50.00%) Web Services
4 3 (50.00%) XML
4 3 (50.00%) ISEB
4 3 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) PHP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) TDD
6 1 (16.67%) Content Management
6 1 (16.67%) Office 365
6 1 (16.67%) DevOps
6 1 (16.67%) Law
6 1 (16.67%) Legal
6 1 (16.67%) EMV
6 1 (16.67%) Smartcard

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region that cited QA 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 QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Publishing
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) WCF
1 3 (50.00%) WPF
1 3 (50.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) EMV
1 1 (16.67%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA