The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +29.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.75
QA Engineer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
218 221 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 90.08% 92.86% 89.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 93 107
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.28 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £19.02 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA Engineer in the job title across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA Engineer across the Basingstoke region.

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

QA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

QA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

QA Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing

QA Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region that cited QA Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with QA Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) AS400
1 1 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Coremetrics
1 1 (100.00%) Endeca
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft