Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Quality Assurance (QA)
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 42 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing QA 8 7 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 2.35% 1.89% 4.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.05% 25.93% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 15
Brighton median daily rate £375 £300 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -26.83% +17.14%
10th Percentile £342 £180 £313
90th Percentile £460 £531 £438
East Sussex median daily rate £375 £347 £410
% change year-on-year +8.15% -15.43% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Brighton median hourly rate - - £18.68
East Sussex median hourly rate - - £18.68

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Brighton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 42 27 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 12.32% 7.30% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 53
Brighton median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +21.62%
10th Percentile £255 £209 £313
90th Percentile £510 £538 £538
East Sussex median daily rate £425 £363 £420
% change year-on-year +17.16% -13.63% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Brighton median hourly rate £42.50 £19.10 £18.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.54% +2.24% +43.25%
10th Percentile £41.25 £16.33 £13.83
90th Percentile £43.75 £22.20 £23.99
East Sussex median hourly rate £42.50 £21.36 £18.68
% change year-on-year +99.02% +14.32% +43.25%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA in Brighton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) RAD
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Advertising
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation

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Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planner
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Web Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Open Source
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) RAD
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
5 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft