The median contractor rate for a QA Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 69 69
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.23% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.24% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 5
Median daily rate - £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £350 £350
% change year-on-year -6.42% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 813 831 883
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 95.99% 97.19% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 2049 2041
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £231 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 88 99
Median hourly rate £31.00 £13.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.96% -24.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.63 £9.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £43.00 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

QA Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured QA Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for QA Engineer in Bristol

QA Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Engineer in Bristol