Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a QA Test Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in East Sussex during the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

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 Test Engineer
South East > East Sussex
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 51 55
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring a QA Test Engineer 1 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 0.19% 0.76% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.79% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
East Sussex median daily rate - - £350
South East median daily rate £400 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +28.00% -10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Sussex
Contract vacancies in East Sussex with a recognized job title 517 508 616
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.10% 96.39% 97.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 329 393
East Sussex median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.34% +1.71%
10th Percentile £259 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £525 £543
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
% change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 18
East Sussex median hourly rate £13.25 £11.93 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.06% -33.72% -1.85%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £13.18
90th Percentile £17.55 £65.70 £37.95
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +14.29%

QA Test Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Test Engineer in East Sussex

QA Test Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Test Engineer in East Sussex

QA Test Engineer
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Test Engineer within the East Sussex region over the 6 months to 18 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton -3 1 - -
QA Test Engineer
South East

QA Test Engineer Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, QA Test Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Sussex region featuring QA Test Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation

QA Test Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in East 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) GitHub
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA