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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Surrey
Rank 46 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs citing QA 34 22 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.67% 1.86% 1.98%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.78% 14.47% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 20
Median daily rate £350 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +34.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £560 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £359 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +2.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £61.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.89% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £36.00 £33.90
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +6.19%

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
107 152 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.54% 12.84% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 77 60
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 8
Median hourly rate £14.75 £52.63 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.97% +163.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £50.00 £16.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £61.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +75.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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 - 19 £320 - 3
Redhill +10 3 £415 - 2
Staines - 2 £350 - 1
Weybridge +1 1 - -
Guildford -8 1 £300 -20.00% 6
Reigate - 1 £275 - 2
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £528 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (25.40%) XML
3 15 (23.81%) C#
4 14 (22.22%) .NET
4 14 (22.22%) Finance
4 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (20.63%) Selenium
6 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
6 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 11 (17.46%) Python
7 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (15.87%) XSLT
8 10 (15.87%) Validation
9 9 (14.29%) Publishing
9 9 (14.29%) Scrum
9 9 (14.29%) Internet
9 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
10 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (12.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (12.70%) SAP
11 7 (11.11%) JUnit
11 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 7 (11.11%) XQuery
11 7 (11.11%) SpecFlow
11 7 (11.11%) MarkLogic
11 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (9.52%) QMS
12 6 (9.52%) Degree
12 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing

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 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
2 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) SAP GRC
2 3 (4.76%) HFM
3 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.29%) Internet
2 4 (6.35%) IMAP
3 1 (1.59%) 3G
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.59%) GPRS
3 1 (1.59%) GSM
3 1 (1.59%) LTE
3 1 (1.59%) UMTS
3 1 (1.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (20.63%) Selenium
2 11 (17.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.11%) JUnit
3 7 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 6 (9.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) JIRA
7 1 (1.59%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.59%) NUnit
7 1 (1.59%) ProC
7 1 (1.59%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.59%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (14.29%) Publishing
3 8 (12.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (7.94%) Banking
4 5 (7.94%) Legal
4 5 (7.94%) Marketing
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
5 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (15.87%) Automation Tester
1 10 (15.87%) Tester
2 9 (14.29%) Analyst
2 9 (14.29%) Developer
3 6 (9.52%) Quality Manager
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 6 (9.52%) Selenium Tester
3 6 (9.52%) Test Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Auditor
5 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.35%) IT Auditor
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.35%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (6.35%) QA Manager
5 4 (6.35%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.76%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.40%) XML
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 10 (15.87%) XSLT
4 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.76%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (3.17%) HTML
7 2 (3.17%) RESTful
7 2 (3.17%) Web Services
8 1 (1.59%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.94%) Life Science
2 3 (4.76%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.17%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) CCTV
4 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.59%) Handset
4 1 (1.59%) iPad
4 1 (1.59%) iPhone
4 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.17%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Linux
2 1 (1.59%) Solaris
2 1 (1.59%) Unix
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (19.05%) Regression Testing
4 10 (15.87%) Validation
5 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 8 (12.70%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.70%) Test Automation
7 7 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Content Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) DevOps
8 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
8 6 (9.52%) QMS
8 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
8 6 (9.52%) Regulatory Compliance
8 6 (9.52%) Workflow
9 5 (7.94%) Coaching
9 5 (7.94%) IT Audit
9 5 (7.94%) Project Management
9 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (7.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) C#
2 11 (17.46%) Python
3 7 (11.11%) XQuery
4 6 (9.52%) SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Java
5 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.59%) C
6 1 (1.59%) Korn
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.59%) Ruby
6 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.59%) VBA
6 1 (1.59%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Degree
1 6 (9.52%) ISEB
1 6 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.59%) CCNA
2 1 (1.59%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.59%) MAPM
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (6.35%) COBIT
3 3 (4.76%) GxP
4 1 (1.59%) GMP
4 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.59%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) SAP
3 3 (4.76%) Hyperion
3 3 (4.76%) Misys
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.59%) Avaya
5 1 (1.59%) BT
5 1 (1.59%) Cognos
5 1 (1.59%) HP
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Informatica
5 1 (1.59%) Minitab
5 1 (1.59%) Nokia
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