The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had QA Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance Tester
Rank 107 132 125
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.056% 0.046% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.060% 0.048% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £263 £353 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £20.00 -
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -
QA Tester
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
1666 2093 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.50% 95.35% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1289 1134
Median daily rate £375 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 135
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £18.26
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

QA Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA Tester
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 1 £263 -
QA Tester
South East

QA Tester Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy

QA Tester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA