Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sussex 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 19 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)
South East > Sussex
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 7 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing QA 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 9.26% 9.76% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 44.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Sussex median daily rate £450 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £33.65 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +34.61% +11.11% +62.51%

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 Sussex with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 14 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sussex 25.93% 21.95% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 5
Sussex median daily rate £463 £350 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -25.53% -3.09%
10th Percentile £263 £338 £420
90th Percentile £775 £476 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sussex median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £21.55 £21.55
% change year-on-year +16.00% +0.01% +26.24%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Sussex

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Sussex

QA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 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 Sussex region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (100.00%) PMO
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Demandware
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) CCTV
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (20.00%) CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Services Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Control
1 5 (100.00%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 5 (100.00%) Resource Management
1 5 (100.00%) Supplier Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Demandware
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com