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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 24 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing QA 5 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.40% 0.83% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.71% 8.00% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £377 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.35% -19.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
- +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £42.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +25.73%

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
14 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.73% 10.37% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Median daily rate £488 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.55% -30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £341 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £82.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +135.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +85.26%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) HP

QA
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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP MM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Software Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) V-Model
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
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