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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 77 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Contract jobs citing QA 21 35 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.73% 2.51% 2.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.58% 20.96% 25.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 20 14
Average daily rate £469 £334 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.44% -8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £239 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £560 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £61.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £33.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+18.18% +78.37%
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
144 167 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 11.89% 11.96% 9.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 63 53
Average daily rate £450 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £255 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £595 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 6
Average hourly rate £52.50 £20.00 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.50% -25.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.90 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £47.50 £65.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Leatherhead -10 6 £500 -23.07% 4
Weybridge -1 3 £506 +26.56%
Guildford +4 2 £375 -31.81% 4
Redhill - 2 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (23.08%) Selenium
3 12 (23.08%) Finance
3 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
5 10 (19.23%) BDD
5 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Cucumber
6 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
7 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
7 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 8 (15.38%) REST
7 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 8 (15.38%) C#
7 8 (15.38%) SQL
8 7 (13.46%) Web Services
8 7 (13.46%) HP
8 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
8 7 (13.46%) Validation
8 7 (13.46%) Test Management
9 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
9 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
9 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (11.54%) Degree
9 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.85%) Lync
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) JBoss
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 2 (3.85%) MS Office
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Primavera
1 2 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.92%) CA PPM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP BPC
2 1 (1.92%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.92%) Office 365
3 1 (1.92%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
2 1 (1.92%) Extranet
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (23.08%) Selenium
2 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (17.31%) Cucumber
4 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 6 (11.54%) SoapUI
6 3 (5.77%) JIRA
7 2 (3.85%) JMeter
8 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.92%) JBehave
8 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.92%) JUnit
8 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.92%) LoadUI
8 1 (1.92%) Maven
8 1 (1.92%) MSTest
8 1 (1.92%) TestNG
8 1 (1.92%) VersionOne
General
1 12 (23.08%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Electronics
4 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.92%) Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.92%) Korean Language
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.15%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Test Consultant
3 8 (15.38%) Tester
4 7 (13.46%) Test Manager
5 6 (11.54%) Programme Manager
6 5 (9.62%) QA Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (9.62%) Quality Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (7.69%) QA Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Architect
8 3 (5.77%) OAT Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) OAT Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Technical Architect
8 3 (5.77%) UAT Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (5.77%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) REST
2 7 (13.46%) Web Services
3 6 (11.54%) SOAP
4 4 (7.69%) JSON
4 4 (7.69%) XML
5 2 (3.85%) .NET
5 2 (3.85%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.92%) Behat
6 1 (1.92%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) HTML
6 1 (1.92%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) Java EE
6 1 (1.92%) JDBC
6 1 (1.92%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) JNDI
6 1 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Linux
1 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 12 (23.08%) Scrum
4 11 (21.15%) Functional Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Automated Testing
5 10 (19.23%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Programme Management
6 7 (13.46%) Test Management
6 7 (13.46%) Validation
7 6 (11.54%) Integration Testing
7 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
7 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Business Transformation
8 5 (9.62%) ERP
8 5 (9.62%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (9.62%) Project Management
8 5 (9.62%) SDLC
9 4 (7.69%) CRM
9 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) C#
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.92%) PHP
4 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 4 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.77%) ISEB
6 2 (3.85%) CISSP
6 2 (3.85%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.85%) PMP
6 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (3.85%) GAMP
2 1 (1.92%) GxP
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.85%) XenApp
1 2 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) HP
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) Mitel
4 2 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 2 (3.85%) NetApp
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Polycom
4 2 (3.85%) Sonus
4 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (1.92%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) CA
5 1 (1.92%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) Omniture
5 1 (1.92%) Rally
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