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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 38 34
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -4
Contract jobs citing QA 27 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 5.25% 3.51% 3.23%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 58.70% 32.43% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 10
Median daily rate £375 £363 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £412
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £33.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +127.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £23.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.56% -30.30%
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
46 74 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.95% 10.82% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 52 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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
Worthing +9 11 £510 -15.71% 2
Crawley +4 5 £300 -17.24% 1
Gatwick +3 5 £465 +28.27%
Burgess Hill - 3 £325 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (62.71%) Selenium
2 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 21 (35.59%) User Stories
4 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
4 20 (33.90%) Scala
5 18 (30.51%) Scrum
6 16 (27.12%) Performance Testing
7 15 (25.42%) JIRA
7 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
7 15 (25.42%) SoapUI
8 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
8 14 (23.73%) Gherkin
9 13 (22.03%) Confluence
10 12 (20.34%) TDD
10 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
10 12 (20.34%) Usability Testing
10 12 (20.34%) Security Testing
10 12 (20.34%) Kanban
10 12 (20.34%) Groovy
10 12 (20.34%) RESTful
10 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
10 12 (20.34%) API Testing
10 12 (20.34%) Defect Management
10 12 (20.34%) Exploratory Testing
11 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (18.64%) Atlassian
11 11 (18.64%) Web Services

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 13 (22.03%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Firewall
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
1 2 (3.39%) MPLS
1 2 (3.39%) VPN
2 1 (1.69%) LAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (62.71%) Selenium
2 15 (25.42%) JIRA
2 15 (25.42%) SoapUI
3 14 (23.73%) Cucumber
4 10 (16.95%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (8.47%) Gatling
6 5 (8.47%) JUnit
6 5 (8.47%) RSpec
7 1 (1.69%) Burp Suite
7 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.69%) JMeter
7 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Games
2 3 (5.08%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) QA Analyst
2 13 (22.03%) QA Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Tester
3 12 (20.34%) Test Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) QA Test Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Test Analyst
5 9 (15.25%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Automation Tester
6 6 (10.17%) IT Manager
6 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.17%) QA Tester
7 5 (8.47%) IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior IT Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Senior IT Project Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Manager
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Project Manager
9 3 (5.08%) Quality Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) Gherkin
2 12 (20.34%) RESTful
3 11 (18.64%) Web Services
4 5 (8.47%) JSON
5 4 (6.78%) .NET
5 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
5 4 (6.78%) XML
6 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 3 (5.08%) Spring
7 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
3 3 (5.08%) Social Network
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Unix
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (62.71%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.98%) Automated Testing
3 21 (35.59%) User Stories
4 20 (33.90%) Test Automation
5 18 (30.51%) Scrum
6 16 (27.12%) Performance Testing
7 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
8 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (20.34%) API Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Defect Management
9 12 (20.34%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Kanban
9 12 (20.34%) Security Testing
9 12 (20.34%) Software Engineering
9 12 (20.34%) TDD
9 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
9 12 (20.34%) Usability Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (16.95%) Automation Testing
11 10 (16.95%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (38.98%) Java
2 20 (33.90%) Scala
3 12 (20.34%) Groovy
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 8 (13.56%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.78%) C#
7 3 (5.08%) ABAP
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) Ruby
8 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) PMI Certification
2 8 (13.56%) Degree
3 6 (10.17%) PMP
4 4 (6.78%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ISEB
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) WCAG
2 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) Atlassian
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle
4 3 (5.08%) Tableau
5 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.39%) F5
5 2 (3.39%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.39%) Tumbleweed
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) SAP
Worthing, West Sussex
Sogeti
Rate: Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 14 days ago
West Sussex
Bentley Whitaker
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 days ago