The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 57 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Contract jobs citing QA 33 41 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.57% 3.24% 1.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.04% 47.67% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 13
Average daily rate
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£400 £345 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £245 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £376 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £19.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
+91.02% +16.41%
QA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
103 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.03% 6.79% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 42 28
Average daily rate £475 £360 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.94% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £251 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £474 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.25 £21.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £20.90 £18.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £40.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+3.14% +10.81%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

QA
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 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
Woking +15 7 £270 -27.02% 2
Guildford -4 7 £505 +53.03% 10
Staines +3 1 - -
Leatherhead -24 1 £440 +60.00% 1
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Chertsey - 1 - -
Epsom - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
3 16 (20.25%) XML
3 16 (20.25%) Finance
4 15 (18.99%) JUnit
4 15 (18.99%) Project Management
5 14 (17.72%) SQL
5 14 (17.72%) Python
5 14 (17.72%) Publishing
6 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (16.46%) XSLT
6 13 (16.46%) Internet
6 13 (16.46%) XQuery
6 13 (16.46%) MarkLogic
7 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.92%) Legal
8 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
8 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (13.92%) Content Analysis
9 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
9 9 (11.39%) ITIL
10 8 (10.13%) Test Management
10 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
11 7 (8.86%) Selenium
11 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
11 7 (8.86%) ISTQB
11 7 (8.86%) Analytics
11 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
11 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy

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Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.27%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.27%) Moodle
1 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 17 (21.52%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Project
3 3 (3.80%) MS Office
4 2 (2.53%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.27%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.27%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.27%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) Internet
2 3 (3.80%) HTTP
2 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.53%) GSM
3 2 (2.53%) UMTS
3 2 (2.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.53%) Wireless
3 2 (2.53%) LTE
4 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) MarkLogic
2 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.53%) Data Mart
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) JUnit
2 11 (13.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (8.86%) Selenium
3 7 (8.86%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.53%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.53%) Sahi
6 1 (1.27%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.27%) JMeter
6 1 (1.27%) Subversion
6 1 (1.27%) JIRA
6 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.27%) Grunt
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Publishing
3 11 (13.92%) Legal
4 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 2 (2.53%) Billing
8 1 (1.27%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Front Office
8 1 (1.27%) Back Office
8 1 (1.27%) Automotive
8 1 (1.27%) Retail
8 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Project Manager
3 15 (18.99%) Analyst
4 10 (12.66%) Test Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Web Developer
6 8 (10.13%) Test Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Programme Manager
7 5 (6.33%) Programme Test Manager
8 4 (5.06%) QA Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Project Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Integration Manager
9 3 (3.80%) Tester
9 3 (3.80%) Architect
9 3 (3.80%) iOS Developer
9 3 (3.80%) AWS Developer
9 3 (3.80%) PMO Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Governance Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Telecoms Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) Data Governance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.25%) XML
2 13 (16.46%) XSLT
3 6 (7.59%) .NET
4 5 (6.33%) Web Services
5 4 (5.06%) CSS
6 3 (3.80%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) Velocity
7 2 (2.53%) jQuery
7 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 2 (2.53%) HTML5
7 2 (2.53%) REST
7 2 (2.53%) SOAP
7 2 (2.53%) JSON
7 2 (2.53%) MDX
8 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.27%) Ajax
8 1 (1.27%) CSS3
8 1 (1.27%) Laravel
8 1 (1.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) User Experience
2 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.27%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.27%) AS400
3 1 (1.27%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.27%) Derivative
3 1 (1.27%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.33%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
2 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) User Acceptance Testing
2 15 (18.99%) Project Management
3 13 (16.46%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (15.19%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.92%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.92%) Content Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) ITIL
7 8 (10.13%) Test Management
7 8 (10.13%) Test Scripting
8 7 (8.86%) Test Strategy
8 7 (8.86%) Analytics
8 7 (8.86%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.86%) SDLC
9 6 (7.59%) Scrum
9 6 (7.59%) Data Governance
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (6.33%) Migration
10 5 (6.33%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.06%) Change Management
11 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
1 14 (17.72%) Python
2 13 (16.46%) XQuery
3 7 (8.86%) Java
4 6 (7.59%) C#
5 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.06%) PHP
6 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.53%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) R
7 2 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (2.53%) C
7 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (8.86%) ISTQB
1 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.53%) HNC
5 2 (2.53%) HND
5 2 (2.53%) ISEB
5 2 (2.53%) MCITP
6 1 (1.27%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) CISSP
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Solvency II
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) vCloud
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Puppet
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
2 1 (1.27%) Rundeck
2 1 (1.27%) WebInspect
2 1 (1.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (7.59%) SAP
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.33%) Ericsson
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco
4 3 (3.80%) Oracle
4 3 (3.80%) NCR
5 2 (2.53%) Nokia
5 2 (2.53%) Siemens
5 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.53%) HP
5 2 (2.53%) Citrix
5 2 (2.53%) Juniper
5 2 (2.53%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 2 (2.53%) NetApp
5 2 (2.53%) Huawei
5 2 (2.53%) Tufin
6 1 (1.27%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.27%) New Relic
6 1 (1.27%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.27%) Sybase
Woking, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
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