The table below looks at the statistics for the QA Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance Analyst
Rank 112 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.29% - 0.050%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£318 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £162.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +712.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire 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
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1606 1883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.03% 93.59% 93.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1113 938 993
Average daily rate £350 £361 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 138 186
Average hourly rate £15.13 £15.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -15.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

QA Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title.

1 10 (100.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) HP
3 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) VBA
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
5 5 (50.00%) MOS
5 5 (50.00%) Document Management
5 5 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
5 5 (50.00%) Project Management
5 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
7 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (20.00%) SOA
9 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco
9 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 1 (10.00%) JSP
9 1 (10.00%) UNIX
9 1 (10.00%) Windows

QA Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited QA Analyst 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 Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (10.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) JSP
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) UNIX
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Document Management
1 5 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 5 (50.00%) Project Management
1 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Use Case
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) MOS
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCITP
4 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) HP
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco