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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 34 52 37
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing QA 30 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.24% 2.05% 2.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 32.97% 29.73% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £525 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £365 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £560 £356
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £14.61
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +27.90%
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
91 37 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.87% 6.90% 6.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 24 14
Median daily rate £400 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £259 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £405 £384
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+134.37% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.75 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+13.73% +25.31%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -1 12 £413 +13.79% 1
Burgess Hill - 5 £310 -
Gatwick - 5 £375 -
East Grinstead - 2 £375 -
Crawley +2 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) Selenium
3 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
4 15 (30.00%) SQL
5 14 (28.00%) Java
6 12 (24.00%) JIRA
6 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
7 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
7 11 (22.00%) Performance Testing
7 11 (22.00%) Scrum
8 10 (20.00%) Degree
8 10 (20.00%) Confluence
8 10 (20.00%) SoapUI
8 10 (20.00%) User Stories
9 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
9 9 (18.00%) TDD
9 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
9 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
10 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
10 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
11 7 (14.00%) Scala
11 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
11 7 (14.00%) Web Services
11 7 (14.00%) Groovy
12 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
12 6 (12.00%) 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 10 (20.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) ATM
1 1 (2.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Sqoop
3 1 (2.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 24 (48.00%) Selenium
2 12 (24.00%) Cucumber
2 12 (24.00%) JIRA
3 10 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 9 (18.00%) WebDriver
5 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (10.00%) JUnit
7 4 (8.00%) Gatling
8 3 (6.00%) Ant
8 3 (6.00%) Gradle
8 3 (6.00%) Hudson
8 3 (6.00%) JMeter
8 3 (6.00%) jMock
8 3 (6.00%) Maven
9 2 (4.00%) RSpec
10 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.00%) Capybara
10 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.00%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) French Language
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) QA Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Tester
3 10 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 9 (18.00%) Test Analyst
5 8 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Automation Tester
6 7 (14.00%) Quality Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Analytics Developer
9 2 (4.00%) iOS Tester
9 2 (4.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Web Services
2 6 (12.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) RESTful
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.00%) Ajax
5 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) Java EE
5 3 (6.00%) JMS
5 3 (6.00%) REST
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (6.00%) XML
6 2 (4.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) Apache Tez
7 1 (2.00%) JSON
7 1 (2.00%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (6.00%) PMI
4 3 (6.00%) Social Network
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Android
1 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE
5 1 (2.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Performance Testing
3 11 (22.00%) Scrum
3 11 (22.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (20.00%) User Stories
5 9 (18.00%) Regression Testing
5 9 (18.00%) TDD
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.00%) Defect Management
6 8 (16.00%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
7 6 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (12.00%) Exploratory Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 6 (12.00%) Open Source
7 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
7 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
8 5 (10.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 14 (28.00%) Java
3 7 (14.00%) Groovy
3 7 (14.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (14.00%) Scala
4 6 (12.00%) C#
5 3 (6.00%) ABAP
6 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VB
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) ISEB
2 4 (8.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) HDFS
1 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Oozie
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Atlassian
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Rally
3 3 (6.00%) Tableau
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.00%) hybris
Worthing, West Sussex
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