The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 23 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Contract jobs citing QA 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.66% 2.53% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 25.00% 16.67% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £350 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £18.68 £13.71
% change year-on-year
+33.83% +36.25%
QA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
12 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.63% 15.19% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 17
Median daily rate £280 £455 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £335 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £409 £380
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +7.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.29% +20.00%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) SAP FS
2 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
2 1 (20.00%) Finance

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (20.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) SAP FS
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BW
General
1 2 (40.00%) Front Office
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Product Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (20.00%) Ticket Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Stories
2 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) BMC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Remedy