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 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 33 35 37
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing QA 15 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 3.77% 1.89% 3.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.50% 26.92% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 9
Average daily rate
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£290 £355 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.30% -11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £313 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £390 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
40 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.05% 7.03% 10.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 20 30
Average daily rate £300 £355 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.49% -10.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £115 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +5 6 £108 -69.71% 2
Horsham +2 2 £418 - 2
East Grinstead +2 1 £275 -22.53%
Gatwick +2 1 - -
Haywards Heath - 1 £425 -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 7
Worthing - - - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 8 (32.00%) PMP
3 8 (32.00%) PMI Certification
3 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 7 (28.00%) MS Office
5 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
6 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.00%) Finance
8 3 (12.00%) iPhone
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (12.00%) SCCM
8 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (12.00%) CMDB
8 3 (12.00%) Release Management
8 3 (12.00%) iPad
8 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.00%) Office 365
8 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (12.00%) Symantec
8 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
8 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) VPN

QA
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SAS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Office
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
1 3 (12.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (4.00%) Snowflake Schema
1 1 (4.00%) Star Schema
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Deskside Support
5 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Validation Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Field Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Quality Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (4.00%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (12.00%) CMDB
1 3 (12.00%) iPhone
1 3 (12.00%) iPad
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Telematics
3 1 (4.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
1 3 (12.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (28.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.00%) TQM
5 2 (8.00%) Validation
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PHP
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (32.00%) PMP
1 8 (32.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) GAMP
1 2 (8.00%) GMP
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Orchard
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
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