The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex / Brighton
Rank 22 22 33
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11  
Contract jobs citing QA 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 3.73% 3.28% 3.10%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 41.67% 46.15% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Median daily rate £213 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.72% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £366 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £496 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £370 £350
% change year-on-year -1.35% +5.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £38.25 £36.50
% change year-on-year -30.71% +4.79%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 12 13 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 8.96% 7.10% 11.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 15
Median daily rate £500 £375 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £325 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton citing QA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Brighton

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Brighton.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Brighton

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Brighton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Brighton over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Brighton

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Brighton

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
4 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (22.22%) Data Management
4 2 (22.22%) GIS
4 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
5 1 (11.11%) XHTML
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) SAS
5 1 (11.11%) HTTP
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in Brighton 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 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Geospatial Data
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Appium
4 1 (11.11%) Calabash
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) GIS Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior QA Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) GIS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Java Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior GIS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Ajax
2 1 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (11.11%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile Games
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Coaching
1 2 (22.22%) Data Acquisition
1 2 (22.22%) Data Management
1 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
1 2 (22.22%) Open Source
1 2 (22.22%) Test Automation
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ETL
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (11.11%) Use Case
2 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
1 1 (11.11%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Mapinfo
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Teradata
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