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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 45 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing QA 41 52 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 3.27% 3.79% 1.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 31.78% 40.94% 42.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £268 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £377 £431
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
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 £37.00 £21.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+76.19% -8.70%
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
129 127 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.29% 9.25% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 66 24
Average daily rate £463 £364 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -9.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £213 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 0
Average hourly rate £14.25 £26.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +10.52%

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 June 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 June 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 12 £270 -26.02% 1
Guildford -1 8 £463 +37.03% 6
Chertsey - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead -7 2 £380 +38.18% 2
Thames Ditton - 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 18 (24.32%) Finance
3 16 (21.62%) XML
3 16 (21.62%) Project Management
4 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
4 15 (20.27%) JUnit
5 14 (18.92%) Publishing
6 13 (17.57%) XSLT
6 13 (17.57%) Internet
6 13 (17.57%) Python
6 13 (17.57%) XQuery
6 13 (17.57%) MarkLogic
7 12 (16.22%) SQL
8 11 (14.86%) Legal
8 11 (14.86%) Content Analysis
8 11 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
10 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
10 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
11 7 (9.46%) Selenium
12 6 (8.11%) Migration
12 6 (8.11%) ITIL
12 6 (8.11%) .NET
12 6 (8.11%) C#
12 6 (8.11%) Java
12 6 (8.11%) MS Project
12 6 (8.11%) Microsoft

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (1.35%) WebSphere
1 1 (1.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Project
3 4 (5.41%) MS Office
4 2 (2.70%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.35%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.35%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.35%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.35%) PaaS
2 1 (1.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (17.57%) Internet
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.70%) GSM
3 2 (2.70%) UMTS
3 2 (2.70%) Firewall
3 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
3 2 (2.70%) LTE
4 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.70%) Data Mart
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) JUnit
2 11 (14.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (9.46%) Selenium
3 7 (9.46%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) JProfiler
5 2 (2.70%) Sahi
6 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.35%) JMeter
6 1 (1.35%) JIRA
6 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.35%) Grunt
General
1 18 (24.32%) Finance
2 14 (18.92%) Publishing
3 11 (14.86%) Legal
4 8 (10.81%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.41%) Banking
6 3 (4.05%) Billing
7 2 (2.70%) Advertising
7 2 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.35%) Front Office
8 1 (1.35%) Back Office
8 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.35%) Marketing
8 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.68%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Project Manager
3 14 (18.92%) Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Test Analyst
4 9 (12.16%) Web Developer
5 7 (9.46%) Test Manager
6 4 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Programme Test Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Integration Project Manager
7 3 (4.05%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) Programme Manager
7 3 (4.05%) Tester
7 3 (4.05%) Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) Integration Manager
7 3 (4.05%) iOS Developer
7 3 (4.05%) AWS Developer
8 2 (2.70%) Data Governance Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Governance Manager
8 2 (2.70%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) XML
2 13 (17.57%) XSLT
3 6 (8.11%) .NET
4 5 (6.76%) Web Services
5 4 (5.41%) CSS
6 3 (4.05%) HTML
6 3 (4.05%) Velocity
7 2 (2.70%) jQuery
7 2 (2.70%) RESTful
7 2 (2.70%) HTML5
7 2 (2.70%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) JSON
7 2 (2.70%) MDX
8 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) CSS3
8 1 (1.35%) Laravel
8 1 (1.35%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.70%) User Experience
2 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.35%) AS400
3 1 (1.35%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.35%) Derivative
3 1 (1.35%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) UNIX
2 3 (4.05%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (21.62%) Project Management
3 11 (14.86%) Content Analysis
4 10 (13.51%) PRINCE2
4 10 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) ITIL
5 6 (8.11%) Migration
5 6 (8.11%) Test Scripting
5 6 (8.11%) Analytics
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.76%) Data Governance
6 5 (6.76%) Change Control
6 5 (6.76%) Test Strategy
6 5 (6.76%) Test Management
6 5 (6.76%) Scrum
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (6.76%) Quality Management
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
7 4 (5.41%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) Python
1 13 (17.57%) XQuery
2 12 (16.22%) SQL
3 6 (8.11%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) Java
4 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.05%) PHP
5 3 (4.05%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.70%) R
6 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (2.70%) C
6 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.35%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.70%) MCITP
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) HNC
4 2 (2.70%) HND
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) CISSP
5 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.70%) XenApp
2 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.35%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) Ericsson
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 3 (4.05%) NCR
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Nokia
5 2 (2.70%) Siemens
5 2 (2.70%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.70%) Huawei
5 2 (2.70%) Tufin
5 2 (2.70%) NetApp
5 2 (2.70%) HP
5 2 (2.70%) Citrix
5 2 (2.70%) Juniper
5 2 (2.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (1.35%) Red Gate
6 1 (1.35%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.35%) Charles River
6 1 (1.35%) NEC
Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + daily rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £510 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Stott & May
Rate: From £500 to £525 per day £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day direct - no agency margin
Posted: 27 days ago