The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 47 55 27
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Contract jobs citing QA 33 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.41% 2.03% 3.99%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.77% 30.00% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 3
Median daily rate £410 £425 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +37.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +15.62%
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 West Sussex region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
65 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.68% 6.76% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 27 24
Median daily rate £450 £420 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £505 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.75 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

QA
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 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
Crawley +5 18 £388 -11.42% 4
Worthing -30 6 £500 -13.79%
Gatwick - 3 £425 - 1
East Grinstead 0 2 £380 +1.33%
Burgess Hill - 1 £325 - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (53.70%) SQL
3 26 (48.15%) Android
3 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
4 23 (42.59%) Mobile App
5 18 (33.33%) Open Source
5 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
6 16 (29.63%) Black-Box Testing
7 15 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
9 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
10 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
10 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.96%) ISEB
11 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
11 7 (12.96%) Degree
12 6 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
12 6 (11.11%) User Experience
12 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
13 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
13 5 (9.26%) Selenium
13 5 (9.26%) XML
13 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
14 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
14 4 (7.41%) Test Management
14 4 (7.41%) Confluence
14 4 (7.41%) C#

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (7.41%) Confluence
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
1 1 (1.85%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.85%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.85%) SuccessFactors
1 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
1 1 (1.85%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (9.26%) Selenium
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
4 3 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.70%) Ant
5 2 (3.70%) Gatling
5 2 (3.70%) Gradle
5 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.70%) Hudson
5 2 (3.70%) JMeter
5 2 (3.70%) jMock
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
5 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.85%) Capybara
6 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.85%) RSpec
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Back Office
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.85%) Publishing
3 1 (1.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) QA Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Applications Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Tester
3 15 (27.78%) Android Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) QA Tester
5 11 (20.37%) Mobile Tester
6 10 (18.52%) iOS Tester
7 9 (16.67%) Applications Tester
7 9 (16.67%) Mobile Engineer
8 8 (14.81%) Analyst
8 8 (14.81%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (12.96%) Android Tester
10 6 (11.11%) Android Test Engineer
10 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
11 5 (9.26%) QA Test Engineer
12 4 (7.41%) Automation Tester
13 3 (5.56%) Business Analyst
13 3 (5.56%) Developer
13 3 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
13 3 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) XML
2 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 3 (5.56%) REST
2 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.70%) Ajax
3 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
3 2 (3.70%) Java EE
3 2 (3.70%) JMS
3 2 (3.70%) Spring
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.85%) CSS
4 1 (1.85%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.85%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) OAuth
4 1 (1.85%) Play Framework
4 1 (1.85%) RESTful
4 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (42.59%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.85%) Handset
4 1 (1.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 26 (48.15%) Android
1 26 (48.15%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.41%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) SUSE
3 3 (5.56%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 18 (33.33%) Open Source
3 16 (29.63%) Black-Box Testing
3 16 (29.63%) Regression Testing
4 15 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
5 11 (20.37%) Software Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 8 (14.81%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Test Scripting
8 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
9 6 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
10 5 (9.26%) Integration Testing
10 5 (9.26%) Test Strategy
11 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.41%) Test Management
11 4 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
12 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
12 3 (5.56%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 29 (53.70%) SQL
2 4 (7.41%) C#
2 4 (7.41%) Java
3 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) Groovy
4 2 (3.70%) Scala
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
1 7 (12.96%) ISEB
1 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) CISSP
4 1 (1.85%) HNC
4 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) HDFS
1 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Oozie
Vendors
1 2 (3.70%) Oracle
1 2 (3.70%) SAP
1 2 (3.70%) VMware
2 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.85%) CA
2 1 (1.85%) HP
2 1 (1.85%) hybris
2 1 (1.85%) Rally
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Thales
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Sussex
G2 Recruitment
Rate: £NEG(DOE)
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
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Posted: 18 days ago