Join Our QS Team Quantity Surveying was devised to provide an online automated outsourcing Web Application, delivering the provision of the services of experienced, qualified and competent Quantity Surveyors to Main Contractors, small Contractors, Subcontractors, Consultancies and developers  on a nil commitment, flexible basis, for the most widely used duties and task requirements.

Welcome to TempTask

At TempTask, we’re proud to offer what in our opinion is the UK’s first and best Web Application specifically dedicated to outsourcing Quantity Surveying requirements

Devised by experienced Quantity Surveyors, we have vast experience of clients who do not have the resource of a Quantity Surveyor and see them not achieve their entitlement, or have a hard time getting to that end result.

We work by facilitating the matching of Clients who are looking for Quantity Surveyors to carry out Quantity Surveying tasks on their behalf, with experienced, qualified and competent Quantity Surveyors who are registered on our site and are willing and able to provide their services on an individual task, nil-commitment basis.

You directly contract with your Client, and we provide facilities for you to get tasks delivered. 

We handle payment, and facilitate payment through our ecommerce facilities, enabling you to get the task completed quickly and efficiently without the barriers and time constraints of procurement.  We provide the tools to assist in delivery of your task through our Messenger service allowing communication and file sharing.

The automation of the website is a new way of these delivering services. The process is as automated as possible, saving both time and expense to the client and their chosen Quantity Surveyor.


Registration is simple and takes only a couple of minutes to complete via completion of our online form.

Simply tell us all about yourself:

  • About you
  • Your location
  • The industry sectors that you operate in
  • Your length of experience and your relevant qualifications
  • The tasks that you are capable of undertaking

Add in a brief profile of yourself to sell yourself to clients.

Our registered Quantity Surveyors are charged a small annual subscription fee of £50.00 plus VAT, so only reliable, committed and trusted Quantity Surveyors are made available.  The registration fee is waived in the first year, so put us to the test without any obligation or cost.

Watch our short real-time explainer video to see how quick and easy it is to join our team as a TempTask Quantity Surveyor or Estimator

Who Is TempTask Suitable For?

TempTask is suitable for Quantity Surveyors and Estimators of all levels, from all sectors of construction and related industries.

Temptask is ideally suited to experienced, skilled and capable Quantity Surveyors and Estimators who

  • Provide services on a freelance basis, with an unrestricted working capacity; or
  • Are looking to make a soft exit from full time employment into freelancing; or
  • Are currently working on a part time basis, with spare capacity to undertake additional workload; or
  • Are currently full time employed, but wish to earn additional income from their skills in their own time; or
  • Are in between positions; or
  • Have retired and wish to still provide their experienced and skilled services on a flexible basis

What Type Of Task Can I Deliver

TempTask has identified the most widely requested tasks required from a Quantity Surveyor, but any task associated with the profession can be requested, subject to a suitable and competent Quantity Surveyor matching the requirements being requested. 

Our standard tasks offered are:

  • General Tasks
    • Bill Of Quantities Preparation
    • Activity Schedule Preparation
    • Materials Scheduling
    • Final Account Preparation
  • Estimating & Pricing
    • Estimating and Pricing; From Bill of Quantities
    • Estimating and Pricing; From Activity Schedule
    • Estimating and Pricing; From Drawings and Spec
  • Interim Valuation
    • Interim Valuation; Including additional works evaluation
    • Interim Valuation; No Variations
  • Procurement
    • Subcontract Procurement
    • Materials Procurement
    • Plant Procurement
  • Contract Document Production
    • JCT Contract or Subcontract Documentation Production
    • ICE Contract or Subcontract Documentation Production
    • NEC Contract or Subcontract Documentation Production
    • Bespoke Forms of Contract or Subcontract Documentation Production
  • Claim Management
    • Management of Formal Dispute Resolution Procedures
    • Evaluation of Claim Entitlement

We have a vast range of skilled and experienced Quantity Surveyors at every level registered, from every industry sector, who can fulfil the requirements of most tasks.

Dispute Review

Sometimes things don’t go according to plan, but should a dispute arise and agreement cannot be reached between a Client and QS, TempTask offer a Dispute Review service.

On request, Temptask will carry out an independent review of your dispute, talk to both parties and try and reach an amicable resolution.

A contribution towards the costs of our Dispute Review service of £300.00 plus VAT is charged and equally shared between the Client and their chosen Quantity Surveyor (£150.00 plus VAT each). TempTask will cover any additional costs over and above this.

Safety and Security

We take your handling your information seriously.  We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office, registration number ZA169047 and comply with their requirements.

Our website is encrypted with SSL security. All user data is secure, encrypted using SSL for the optimum protection.

We hold no payment information on our site.  All payment information is retained external to our site and all payments made to Quantity Surveyors are made by BACS transfer to your nominated bank account with 7 days of the client acceptance of a completed task.