Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 20 July 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)
West Sussex > Crawley
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 22 33
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing QA 35 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 13.73% 6.15% 2.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 47.95% 29.87% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 5
Crawley median daily rate £375 £363 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -14.71% +54.55%
10th Percentile £300 £256 £330
90th Percentile £450 £450 £475
West Sussex median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Crawley median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 Crawley with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 73 77 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 28.63% 20.59% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 27
Crawley median daily rate £400 £433 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.62% +5.61% +2.50%
10th Percentile £300 £233 £313
90th Percentile £500 £504 £475
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Crawley median hourly rate - £45.00 -
West Sussex median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Crawley

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Crawley

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Crawley over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Crawley

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Crawley

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Crawley region with a requirement for QA.

1 23 (65.71%) Management Information System
2 22 (62.86%) ITIL
3 21 (60.00%) Degree
4 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
4 17 (48.57%) PMP
4 17 (48.57%) PMI Certification
5 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 16 (45.71%) Finance
6 14 (40.00%) Test Management
7 12 (34.29%) PMO
8 11 (31.43%) Asset Management
8 11 (31.43%) Migration
8 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Project
9 10 (28.57%) ISEB
9 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
10 9 (25.71%) Critical Path Analysis
10 9 (25.71%) Change Control
11 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
11 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (20.00%) Project Planning
13 6 (17.14%) CMDB
13 6 (17.14%) Content Management
13 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 6 (17.14%) Documentum
13 6 (17.14%) SAP
13 6 (17.14%) IBM
13 6 (17.14%) OpenText
13 6 (17.14%) Maximo
13 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
14 5 (14.29%) Firewall

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Crawley 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 6 (17.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) IPv4
2 4 (11.43%) IPv6
3 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 2 (5.71%) Big Data
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 10 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 6 (17.14%) IT Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Environment Manager
4 5 (14.29%) SAP Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (14.29%) Test Environment Manager
5 4 (11.43%) SAP Test Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 3 (8.57%) HR Manager
6 3 (8.57%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.57%) Payroll Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.71%) Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.71%) IT Programme Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Network Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Programme Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (17.14%) CMDB
3 4 (11.43%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.86%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.86%) Android
1 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (62.86%) ITIL
2 17 (48.57%) PRINCE2
3 14 (40.00%) Test Management
4 11 (31.43%) Asset Management
4 11 (31.43%) Migration
5 9 (25.71%) Change Control
5 9 (25.71%) Critical Path Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
7 7 (20.00%) Project Planning
8 6 (17.14%) Content Management
9 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (11.43%) ETL
10 4 (11.43%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Release Management
10 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
10 4 (11.43%) SDLC
10 4 (11.43%) Supplier Management
10 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Degree
2 17 (48.57%) PMI Certification
2 17 (48.57%) PMP
3 16 (45.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 10 (28.57%) ISEB
4 10 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 6 (17.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (34.29%) PMO
2 3 (8.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) IBM
1 6 (17.14%) OpenText
1 6 (17.14%) SAP
2 4 (11.43%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.86%) Demandware
4 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com