The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 35 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing QA 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.22% 0.94% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 14.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate £425 £463 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.30 £37.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-47.85% +15.62%
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
18 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.49% 6.57% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 7
Average daily rate £575 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £383 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £47.88 - £13.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.18 - £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.58 - £30.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP ERP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Front Office
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Product Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Designer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JMS
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WSDL
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSD
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle