The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Midlands region that had Quality Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Engineer
England / West Midlands
Rank 116 116 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs requiring a Quality Engineer 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.043% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +121.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2265 2219 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.02% 94.51% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1201 1163
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 103 164
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £23.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Quality Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Midlands region that featured Quality Engineer in the job title.

Quality Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Quality Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Quality Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Quality Engineer across the West Midlands region.

Quality Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Quality Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Quality Engineer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 16 January 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
Shropshire - 1 - -
Quality Engineer
England

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Quality Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region featuring Quality Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (60.00%) Automotive
1 6 (60.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C++
1 6 (60.00%) Coaching
1 6 (60.00%) ISO26262
2 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Games
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) WCAG
2 4 (40.00%) JSON
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
2 4 (40.00%) RSpec
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver

Quality Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
1 4 (40.00%) RSpec
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (60.00%) Automotive
2 4 (40.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Automation Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (40.00%) User Stories
2 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) IEC 61508
1 6 (60.00%) ISO26262
2 4 (40.00%) QA
2 4 (40.00%) WCAG