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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 69 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 31 29 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.42% 2.18% 2.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 22.83% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 17
Median daily rate £450 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £506 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+196.29% -37.20%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £33.55 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-68.70% +72.05%
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
124 127 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 9.68% 9.56% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 48 44
Median daily rate £475 £440 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £542 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +53.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Staines +4 5 - -
Leatherhead +13 2 £488 +10.79% 1
Guildford 0 1 - - 5
Woking -6 1 £300 +11.11% 4
Camberley - 1 £365 -
Redhill - 1 £425 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
4 11 (18.64%) Java
4 11 (18.64%) Linux
4 11 (18.64%) Degree
5 10 (16.95%) Functional Testing
5 10 (16.95%) Scrum
5 10 (16.95%) SDLC
6 9 (15.25%) XML
6 9 (15.25%) C#
7 8 (13.56%) .NET
7 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (11.86%) JIRA
8 7 (11.86%) Unix
8 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
8 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
8 7 (11.86%) ISEB
8 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma
8 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.17%) CRM
9 6 (10.17%) HP
9 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
9 6 (10.17%) Selenium
9 6 (10.17%) Test Management
9 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
9 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
9 6 (10.17%) Test Automation

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 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (6.78%) JBoss
3 4 (6.78%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.39%) Apache
4 2 (3.39%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.69%) CMS
5 1 (1.69%) ColdFusion
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.78%) MS Office
4 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Eagle PACE
1 1 (1.69%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
2 1 (1.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.39%) MarkLogic
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) JIRA
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Selenium
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (6.78%) Subversion
4 4 (6.78%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.39%) Ant
6 2 (3.39%) Burp Suite
6 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.39%) GitLab
6 2 (3.39%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.39%) JUnit
6 2 (3.39%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (3.39%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) ProC
7 1 (1.69%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (30.51%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Automotive
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
4 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
5 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
3 7 (11.86%) QA Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Architect
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Financial Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) QA Engineer
4 5 (8.47%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.78%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) QA Manager
6 3 (5.08%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
6 3 (5.08%) Test Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
6 3 (5.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) XML
2 8 (13.56%) .NET
3 4 (6.78%) REST
3 4 (6.78%) SOAP
4 3 (5.08%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
5 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.39%) J2EE
5 2 (3.39%) JDBC
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 2 (3.39%) LAMP
5 2 (3.39%) WCF
5 2 (3.39%) WPF
6 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.69%) Behat
6 1 (1.69%) Java EE
6 1 (1.69%) Node.js
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Virtual Team
3 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Contactless
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) Life Science
4 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.69%) Social Media
4 1 (1.69%) STB
4 1 (1.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 7 (11.86%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (16.95%) Functional Testing
2 10 (16.95%) Scrum
2 10 (16.95%) SDLC
3 8 (13.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (13.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (11.86%) Six Sigma
5 6 (10.17%) CRM
5 6 (10.17%) Test Automation
5 6 (10.17%) Test Management
5 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.47%) Automated Testing
6 5 (8.47%) DevOps
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
6 5 (8.47%) Regression Testing
6 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.47%) Software Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Benchmarking
7 4 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (28.81%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 2 (3.39%) AWK
6 2 (3.39%) C
6 2 (3.39%) Korn
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) sed
7 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) Python
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) VBA
7 1 (1.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (18.64%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) ISEB
3 6 (10.17%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.47%) Security Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.08%) MCITP
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.69%) MAPM
8 1 (1.69%) PMP
8 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.08%) XenApp
1 3 (5.08%) XenDesktop
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.08%) Ansible
3 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.17%) HP
3 5 (8.47%) Oracle
3 5 (8.47%) VMware
4 4 (6.78%) IBM
4 4 (6.78%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) NetApp
5 3 (5.08%) Palo Alto
6 2 (3.39%) Charles River
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco
6 2 (3.39%) Rackspace
6 2 (3.39%) SunGard
7 1 (1.69%) EMC
7 1 (1.69%) Ericsson
7 1 (1.69%) Remedy
Guildford, Surrey
4it Recruitment Ltd
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