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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 71 52 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 27 44 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 2.04% 3.26% 3.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.30% 25.43% 34.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 22 33
Median daily rate £316 £313 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -13.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £239 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £445 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £36.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-55.91% +14.06%
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
133 173 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 10.03% 12.81% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 78 80
Median daily rate £455 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +19.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% -41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £13.90 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.88 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-22.41% +38.09%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Guildford +1 4 £450 +18.03% 5
Woking -9 4 £363 +34.25%
Redhill - 3 £189 - 1
Staines 0 2 - -
Epsom - 2 - -
Reigate +2 1 £320 - 2
Camberley -6 1 £590 -
Leatherhead -22 1 £313 -17.76% 2
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
4 12 (25.00%) Selenium
4 12 (25.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.92%) SQL
5 11 (22.92%) SDLC
6 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
6 10 (20.83%) Scrum
7 9 (18.75%) CRM
7 9 (18.75%) Degree
8 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (14.58%) Java
9 7 (14.58%) XML
9 7 (14.58%) HP
9 7 (14.58%) Test Management
10 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
10 6 (12.50%) BDD
10 6 (12.50%) Project Management
10 6 (12.50%) Unix
10 6 (12.50%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) .NET

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 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) JBoss
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.17%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
4 1 (2.08%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) Node.js
4 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Primavera
1 2 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.17%) SaaS
2 1 (2.08%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MarkLogic
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) JIRA
5 3 (6.25%) JUnit
5 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) Subversion
6 2 (4.17%) Ant
6 2 (4.17%) Burp Suite
6 2 (4.17%) GitLab
6 2 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.17%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.17%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) NuGet
General
1 12 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Marketing
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Korean Language
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Analyst
2 12 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) QA Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Tester
8 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.17%) Programme Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.58%) XML
2 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 5 (10.42%) REST
3 4 (8.33%) SOAP
3 4 (8.33%) Web Services
4 3 (6.25%) J2EE
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) HTML
5 2 (4.17%) JDBC
5 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 2 (4.17%) LAMP
5 2 (4.17%) XML Messaging
6 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.08%) Behat
6 1 (2.08%) Java EE
6 1 (2.08%) RESTful
6 1 (2.08%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Contactless
3 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) Life Science
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Linux
1 6 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Functional Testing
3 11 (22.92%) SDLC
4 10 (20.83%) Scrum
4 10 (20.83%) Test Automation
5 9 (18.75%) CRM
6 7 (14.58%) Test Management
7 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) BDD
7 6 (12.50%) Project Management
7 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Project Planning
8 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.25%) ITIL
9 3 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 3 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.92%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (14.58%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) AWK
5 2 (4.17%) C
5 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.17%) Korn
5 2 (4.17%) Perl
5 2 (4.17%) sed
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (6.25%) ISEB
5 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.17%) CISSP
6 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (4.17%) PMP
6 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (6.25%) XenApp
1 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.17%) Ansible
2 2 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) NetApp
4 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
5 2 (4.17%) Rackspace
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.08%) Adobe
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Google
6 1 (2.08%) Omniture
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