Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 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 21 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)
West Sussex > Gatwick
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 21 22
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -2
Contract jobs citing QA 13 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 8.61% 5.16% 4.96%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.14% 40.00% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 10
Gatwick median daily rate £470 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £309 £325 £346
90th Percentile £628 £515 £536
West Sussex median daily rate £395 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +5.33% +1.69% +27.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate - - -
West Sussex median hourly rate - - -

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 Gatwick with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Gatwick
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 35 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 23.18% 12.90% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 16
Gatwick median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -6.25% +100.00%
10th Percentile £306 £258 £283
90th Percentile £606 £467 £513
West Sussex median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Gatwick median hourly rate £17.50 - -
West Sussex median hourly rate £18.00 £45.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -60.00% +185.71% -45.69%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Gatwick

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Gatwick

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Gatwick over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 21 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (46.15%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
2 5 (38.46%) PMP
2 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Docker
3 4 (30.77%) PMO
4 3 (23.08%) Ansible
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (23.08%) MCollective
4 3 (23.08%) Puppet
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) CentOS
4 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall
5 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 2 (15.38%) ISEB
6 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (7.69%) Go
6 1 (7.69%) Grunt
6 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick 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 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
1 1 (7.69%) Redis
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) CircleCI
1 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.69%) git-flow
1 1 (7.69%) Grunt
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Legal
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) IT Manager
2 5 (38.46%) IT Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior IT Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) MCollective
2 1 (7.69%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.69%) EDI
2 1 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) CentOS
2 3 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (38.46%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Asset Management
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Content Management
6 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
6 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Test Management
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Go
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) PMI Certification
1 5 (38.46%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
1 3 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (23.08%) Puppet
2 1 (7.69%) Grafana
2 1 (7.69%) HAProxy
2 1 (7.69%) Kibana
2 1 (7.69%) logstash
2 1 (7.69%) Marathon
2 1 (7.69%) Mesos
2 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Capita