The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 55 73 97
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +24
Contract jobs citing QA 53 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.98% 2.44% 1.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 37.06% 29.87% 16.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 22 22
Median daily rate £379 £328 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.57% +5.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
- +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
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 Hampshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
143 154 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 8.03% 8.16% 7.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 87 102
Median daily rate £475 £381 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% -15.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £416 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.68% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.26 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £47.50 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

QA
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing QA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

QA Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

QA
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

QA
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 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 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
Southampton +7 9 £438 +34.61% 9
Basingstoke +12 5 £377 -11.35% 5
Winchester +3 4 £325 +5.69%
Farnborough -4 4 - - 1
Hook -1 2 £405 +22.72%
Andover -4 1 £375 -
Ringwood - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for QA.

1 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.69%) Degree
3 23 (19.83%) Finance
3 23 (19.83%) Java
4 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (15.52%) SC Cleared
6 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
7 15 (12.93%) Linux
7 15 (12.93%) Selenium
8 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
8 14 (12.07%) HTML
9 13 (11.21%) C
9 13 (11.21%) Project Management
9 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
9 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
10 12 (10.34%) TDD
11 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (9.48%) Oracle
11 11 (9.48%) Unix
11 11 (9.48%) Windows
11 11 (9.48%) CCNP
11 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
11 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 11 (9.48%) Integration Testing
11 11 (9.48%) User Experience
12 10 (8.62%) CCNA
12 10 (8.62%) Cisco
12 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
12 10 (8.62%) CSS
12 10 (8.62%) Migration

QA
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (6.90%) CMS
1 8 (6.90%) JBoss
2 7 (6.03%) Joomla!
2 7 (6.03%) WordPress
3 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.72%) Confluence
4 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.86%) Apache
5 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.86%) CICS
5 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server 2007
5 1 (0.86%) Drupal
5 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.86%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.86%) GemFire
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Fireworks
1 8 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.59%) MS Office
3 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.86%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.86%) SAP GTS
1 1 (0.86%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.86%) CloudSense
2 1 (0.86%) GitHub
2 1 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Intranet
2 7 (6.03%) DNS
2 7 (6.03%) FTP
2 7 (6.03%) LDAP
2 7 (6.03%) SMTP
2 7 (6.03%) SNMP
3 6 (5.17%) SSL
4 4 (3.45%) Firewall
5 3 (2.59%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.86%) AMQP
6 1 (0.86%) Internet
6 1 (0.86%) LAN
6 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.86%) VPN
6 1 (0.86%) WAN
6 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.17%) RDBMS
2 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.31%) HBase
3 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database
3 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.45%) Big Data
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.59%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.59%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Selenium
2 11 (9.48%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.76%) JIRA
4 8 (6.90%) Axure RP
5 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
6 6 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (5.17%) StarTeam
7 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.31%) MSI
7 5 (4.31%) Subversion
8 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.59%) Mockito
10 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.72%) Gradle
10 2 (1.72%) JUnit
10 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.86%) Checkstyle
11 1 (0.86%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 23 (19.83%) Finance
2 9 (7.76%) Marketing
3 8 (6.90%) Legal
3 8 (6.90%) Local Government
4 3 (2.59%) Military
5 2 (1.72%) Banking
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Billing
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Analyst
2 16 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 13 (11.21%) Designer
4 12 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 11 (9.48%) Developer
6 10 (8.62%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 8 (6.90%) IT Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) QA Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Technical Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Technical Project Manager
7 8 (6.90%) Tester
7 8 (6.90%) Web Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Web Content Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Senior Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Designer
9 6 (5.17%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.07%) HTML
2 10 (8.62%) CSS
3 7 (6.03%) OAuth
3 7 (6.03%) SAML
4 5 (4.31%) REST
4 5 (4.31%) Web Services
5 4 (3.45%) JMS
5 4 (3.45%) PrimeFaces
5 4 (3.45%) Spring
5 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
5 4 (3.45%) XML
6 3 (2.59%) Ajax
6 3 (2.59%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.59%) Java SE
6 3 (2.59%) JPA
6 3 (2.59%) jQuery
6 3 (2.59%) JSF
6 3 (2.59%) Node.js
6 3 (2.59%) RESTful
6 3 (2.59%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.21%) Management Information System
2 11 (9.48%) User Experience
3 8 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.31%) Smart Meter
5 4 (3.45%) PKI
6 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.72%) Life Science
8 1 (0.86%) Blog
8 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.93%) Linux
2 11 (9.48%) Unix
2 11 (9.48%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) MVS
4 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.10%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (14.66%) Mentoring
3 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
4 13 (11.21%) Project Management
4 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
5 12 (10.34%) TDD
6 11 (9.48%) Integration Testing
7 10 (8.62%) Migration
7 10 (8.62%) Network Design
8 9 (7.76%) Coaching
8 9 (7.76%) Prototyping
9 8 (6.90%) BDD
9 8 (6.90%) Content Management
9 8 (6.90%) Copywriting
9 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.90%) DevOps
9 8 (6.90%) Scrum
9 8 (6.90%) Service Design
9 8 (6.90%) Statistics
9 8 (6.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.83%) Java
2 13 (11.21%) C
3 8 (6.90%) SQL
4 6 (5.17%) C#
4 6 (5.17%) Scala
5 5 (4.31%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.72%) C++
8 2 (1.72%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) R
8 2 (1.72%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) COBOL
9 1 (0.86%) F#
9 1 (0.86%) Go
9 1 (0.86%) JCL
9 1 (0.86%) Perl
9 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (23.28%) Security Cleared
2 24 (20.69%) Degree
3 18 (15.52%) SC Cleared
4 11 (9.48%) CCNP
4 11 (9.48%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (9.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (8.62%) CCNA
6 9 (7.76%) DV Cleared
7 4 (3.45%) CISSP
7 4 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (3.45%) RHCE
7 4 (3.45%) Security+ Certification
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.86%) IRCA
9 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (3.45%) HDFS
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (4.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.86%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.86%) Netcool
2 1 (0.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (9.48%) Oracle
2 10 (8.62%) Cisco
2 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.90%) Rackspace
4 4 (3.45%) Cloudera
4 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.72%) Citrix
5 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.72%) SAP
5 2 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (0.86%) Cramer
6 1 (0.86%) Hortonworks
6 1 (0.86%) HP
6 1 (0.86%) KANA
6 1 (0.86%) Remedy
6 1 (0.86%) Talend
6 1 (0.86%) VMware
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