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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Surrey
Rank 58 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Contract jobs citing QA 27 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.65% 1.64% 2.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.77% 12.50% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 14
Median daily rate £415 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.63% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £398 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £595 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +4.28%
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 £30.00 £39.00 £35.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +10.63%

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
124 160 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 12.17% 13.09% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 89 74
Median daily rate £438 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £210 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 21 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £52.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.61% +162.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £35.00 £17.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £61.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 - 9 £320 - 5
Redhill 0 4 £430 - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 2 £464 -
Guildford -4 1 £525 +16.66% 11
Reigate - 1 £275 - 1
Staines - 1 - - 1
Camberley - 1 £565 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (21.88%) XML
1 14 (21.88%) Regression Testing
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 13 (20.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Validation
3 12 (18.75%) XSLT
3 12 (18.75%) Python
3 12 (18.75%) Internet
4 11 (17.19%) C#
4 11 (17.19%) Publishing
5 10 (15.63%) Degree
6 9 (14.06%) Selenium
6 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (14.06%) SQL
6 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
7 8 (12.50%) XQuery
7 8 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 8 (12.50%) JUnit
7 8 (12.50%) SAP
7 8 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 8 (12.50%) MarkLogic
8 7 (10.94%) Content Analysis
8 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.94%) .NET
8 7 (10.94%) Java
8 7 (10.94%) Project Management
9 6 (9.38%) Linux
9 6 (9.38%) Legal
9 6 (9.38%) Scrum

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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.56%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SAP GRC
2 3 (4.69%) HFM
3 2 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) Internet
2 4 (6.25%) IMAP
3 1 (1.56%) 3G
3 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.56%) FTP
3 1 (1.56%) GPRS
3 1 (1.56%) GSM
3 1 (1.56%) LTE
3 1 (1.56%) UMTS
3 1 (1.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MarkLogic
2 3 (4.69%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.13%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.56%) GIS
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (1.56%) Spatial Data
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Selenium
1 9 (14.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.50%) JUnit
3 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
4 4 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
5 3 (4.69%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.13%) JIRA
6 2 (3.13%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.56%) NUnit
7 1 (1.56%) Subversion
7 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (20.31%) Finance
2 11 (17.19%) Publishing
3 8 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (9.38%) Legal
5 5 (7.81%) Banking
5 5 (7.81%) Marketing
6 3 (4.69%) Law
7 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (17.19%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) Automation Tester
3 6 (9.38%) Quality Manager
3 6 (9.38%) Tester
4 5 (7.81%) Auditor
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Test Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 4 (6.25%) IT Auditor
5 4 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 4 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (6.25%) QA Manager
5 4 (6.25%) QA Tester
6 3 (4.69%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (4.69%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.88%) XML
2 12 (18.75%) XSLT
3 7 (10.94%) .NET
4 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.69%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.69%) SOAP
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) HTML
6 2 (3.13%) RESTful
7 1 (1.56%) REST
7 1 (1.56%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Life Science
2 3 (4.69%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) Biotechnology
3 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Handset
4 1 (1.56%) iPad
4 1 (1.56%) iPhone
4 1 (1.56%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.56%) NHS
4 1 (1.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Solaris
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
5 1 (1.56%) Android
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (21.88%) Regression Testing
2 13 (20.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (18.75%) Validation
4 8 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Content Analysis
5 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (10.94%) Project Management
6 6 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (9.38%) QMS
6 6 (9.38%) Quality Management
6 6 (9.38%) Regulatory Compliance
6 6 (9.38%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Content Management
7 5 (7.81%) IT Audit
7 5 (7.81%) Logistics
7 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
7 5 (7.81%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 5 (7.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) Python
2 11 (17.19%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) SQL
4 8 (12.50%) XQuery
5 7 (10.94%) Java
6 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.13%) Korn
7 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C
8 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.56%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (6.25%) COBIT
3 3 (4.69%) GxP
3 3 (4.69%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.13%) PMO
5 1 (1.56%) GMP
5 1 (1.56%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (4.69%) Hyperion
3 3 (4.69%) Misys
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Cognos
4 2 (3.13%) Informatica
5 1 (1.56%) Avaya
5 1 (1.56%) BT
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) ESRI
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Minitab
5 1 (1.56%) Nokia
5 1 (1.56%) VMware
5 1 (1.56%) Workday
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