The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 22 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Contract jobs citing QA 8 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 4.47% 3.76% 4.81%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 36.36% 26.92% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 7
Median daily rate £325 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £366 £350
% change year-on-year -0.27% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £39.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -32.05% +6.84%  

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 Suffolk with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 22 26 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 12.29% 13.98% 6.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 8
Median daily rate £425 £425 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing QA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Suffolk

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Suffolk

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Suffolk over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Suffolk

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Suffolk

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Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +1 7 £325 -31.57% 3
Stowmarket - 1 £275 -
QA
East of England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for QA.

1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Telerik
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) C#
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
3 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) Angular 2
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) Reinsurance
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence

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Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Angular Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
1 4 (36.36%) C# Web Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) UI Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Web UI Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Angular 2
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
1 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
1 4 (36.36%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Reinsurance
2 2 (18.18%) Reference Data
3 1 (9.09%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Deployment
3 4 (36.36%) DevOps
3 4 (36.36%) MVC
3 4 (36.36%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Release Management
3 4 (36.36%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) Data Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) C#
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Telerik
2 2 (18.18%) Informatica
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