The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had QA Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Engineer
Rank - 117 113
Contract jobs requiring a QA Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.094% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.099% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £358 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
QA Engineer
South East

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
1836 2023 1957
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.15% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1151 1279 1117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 116
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

QA Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured QA Engineer in the job title.

QA Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, QA Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring QA Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 3 (50.00%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
3 3 (50.00%) IaaS
3 3 (50.00%) SaaS
3 3 (50.00%) PaaS
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) V-Model
5 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development

QA Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) IaaS
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
1 3 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) BDD
2 3 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (33.33%) V-Model
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (66.67%) Python
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) QA