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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 29 39 38
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 1 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.50% 4.09% 2.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.17% 47.83% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate
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- £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.61 £16.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.71% -36.00%
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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
24 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.00% 8.55% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 7
Average daily rate £388 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.62% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £290 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £297 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Average hourly rate £25.75 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.35% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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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

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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

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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 7 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) TRADACOMS

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Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) EDI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EDI
1 1 (100.00%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Life Science
1 1 (100.00%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux