The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 6 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing QA 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 5.00% - 6.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% - 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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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 Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sussex 5.00% 4.00% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £450 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Sussex

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Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Sussex region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Sussex region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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Top 4 Related IT Skills in Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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 1 (100.00%) GAMP
1 1 (100.00%) GMP
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Validation

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Top Related IT Skills in Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sussex 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Validation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GAMP
1 1 (100.00%) GMP