The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 44 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing QA 39 41 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.72% 3.01% 2.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.50% 22.04% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 26
Median daily rate £320 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% -30.30%
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
120 186 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.44% 13.67% 11.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 84 84
Median daily rate £500 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 14
Median hourly rate £14.75 £25.00 £37.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.00% -33.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £25.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £25.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +2 17 £320 -14.66% 1
Farnham - 3 - - 2
Staines - 3 £350 - 2
Guildford -5 2 £485 +29.33%
Weybridge -1 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £415 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for QA.

1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) XML
3 19 (26.39%) .NET
4 18 (25.00%) C#
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 15 (20.83%) Finance
6 14 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (18.06%) Selenium
7 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
7 13 (18.06%) SQL
8 12 (16.67%) Python
8 12 (16.67%) Scrum
9 11 (15.28%) Java
10 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
10 10 (13.89%) XSLT
11 9 (12.50%) Internet
11 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
11 9 (12.50%) Publishing
11 9 (12.50%) Validation
11 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
11 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
12 8 (11.11%) DevOps
12 8 (11.11%) ISEB
13 7 (9.72%) XQuery
13 7 (9.72%) JUnit
13 7 (9.72%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (9.72%) MarkLogic
14 6 (8.33%) BDD

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.78%) CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.39%) MS Office
4 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) SAP GRC
2 3 (4.17%) HFM
3 2 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.78%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (5.56%) IMAP
3 1 (1.39%) 3G
3 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.39%) GPRS
3 1 (1.39%) GSM
3 1 (1.39%) LTE
3 1 (1.39%) UMTS
3 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.72%) MarkLogic
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.78%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (18.06%) Selenium
3 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 8 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 7 (9.72%) JUnit
6 5 (6.94%) Cucumber
6 5 (6.94%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.94%) JIRA
7 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.39%) JMeter
8 1 (1.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.39%) ProC
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (20.83%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Publishing
3 7 (9.72%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (6.94%) Legal
5 4 (5.56%) Banking
5 4 (5.56%) Marketing
6 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.78%) Advertising
7 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (16.67%) Tester
2 11 (15.28%) Automation Tester
2 11 (15.28%) Developer
3 10 (13.89%) Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.33%) Quality Manager
4 6 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 6 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 5 (6.94%) Auditor
5 5 (6.94%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (6.94%) QA Manager
5 5 (6.94%) QA Tester
6 4 (5.56%) IT Auditor
6 4 (5.56%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
6 4 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 3 (4.17%) Developer in Test
7 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (29.17%) XML
2 19 (26.39%) .NET
3 10 (13.89%) XSLT
4 9 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.56%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) Web Services
6 3 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.17%) REST
6 3 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.78%) WCF
7 2 (2.78%) WPF
8 1 (1.39%) RESTful
8 1 (1.39%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Life Science
2 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Online Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Biotechnology
3 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.39%) CCTV
4 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.39%) Handset
4 1 (1.39%) iPad
4 1 (1.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.39%) NHS
4 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.39%) STB
4 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Android
2 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.39%) Solaris
2 1 (1.39%) Unix
2 1 (1.39%) Windows
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (18.06%) Regression Testing
4 12 (16.67%) Scrum
5 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
6 9 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (12.50%) Validation
7 8 (11.11%) DevOps
8 6 (8.33%) Automated Testing
8 6 (8.33%) BDD
8 6 (8.33%) Content Analysis
8 6 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.33%) QMS
8 6 (8.33%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (8.33%) Workflow
9 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) Quality Management
9 5 (6.94%) Security Testing
9 5 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) C#
2 13 (18.06%) SQL
3 12 (16.67%) Python
4 11 (15.28%) Java
5 7 (9.72%) XQuery
6 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.39%) C
8 1 (1.39%) Korn
8 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.39%) Ruby
8 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.39%) VBA
8 1 (1.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) ISEB
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB
3 5 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) MAPM
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (5.56%) COBIT
3 2 (2.78%) GxP
4 1 (1.39%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) Ansible
1 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) Oracle
2 6 (8.33%) SAP
3 3 (4.17%) Hyperion
3 3 (4.17%) Misys
4 2 (2.78%) Cisco
4 2 (2.78%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.39%) Avaya
5 1 (1.39%) BT
5 1 (1.39%) Cognos
5 1 (1.39%) Informatica
5 1 (1.39%) Nokia
5 1 (1.39%) Remedy
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