The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills 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 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 58 57 77
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +20
Contract jobs citing QA 60 64 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.69% 3.15% 2.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 35.93% 45.07% 41.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 32 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £241 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £544 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+15.62% +39.11%
QA
South East

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
167 142 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.48% 6.99% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 69 64
Average daily rate £386 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.84% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £534 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £16.70 £26.00 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.76% +12.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £12.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £48.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £20.06 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% +33.75%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton -6 17 £385 -28.37% 7
Portsmouth -6 7 £310 +24.00%
Hook -3 5 £350 - 1
Farnborough -7 4 £350 -35.77% 2
Winchester -10 4 £406 +23.10% 2
Basingstoke +8 3 £400 +6.66%
Havant -6 2 £375 -14.28% 2
Aldershot +9 1 - -
Andover +6 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA.

1 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
2 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.09%) Cucumber
3 19 (22.09%) Windows
3 19 (22.09%) Linux
4 18 (20.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
5 17 (19.77%) DevOps
5 17 (19.77%) Scrum
6 16 (18.60%) Puppet
6 16 (18.60%) SC Cleared
6 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
6 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
6 16 (18.60%) Project Management
6 16 (18.60%) Vagrant
7 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (15.12%) WebLogic
9 12 (13.95%) Finance
10 10 (11.63%) ITIL
10 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
11 9 (10.47%) LAN
11 9 (10.47%) WAN
11 9 (10.47%) Selenium
12 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
12 8 (9.30%) Service Management
12 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
12 8 (9.30%) HP
12 8 (9.30%) Cisco
12 8 (9.30%) Java

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing QA also 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 that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (15.12%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.16%) Apache
4 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.16%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.98%) MS Project
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) LAN
1 9 (10.47%) WAN
2 7 (8.14%) Firewall
3 5 (5.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.65%) OSPF
4 4 (4.65%) EIGRP
5 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.49%) SSL
5 3 (3.49%) BIG-IP
5 3 (3.49%) VLAN
5 3 (3.49%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (3.49%) Network Security
5 3 (3.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.33%) SAN
6 2 (2.33%) FTP
6 2 (2.33%) SNMP
6 2 (2.33%) DNS
7 1 (1.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) DB2
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (22.09%) Cucumber
2 18 (20.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 18 (20.93%) Jenkins
3 16 (18.60%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.47%) Selenium
5 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.49%) WATIR
6 2 (2.33%) Gradle
6 2 (2.33%) FindBugs
6 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.33%) TestComplete
6 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (2.33%) Checkstyle
6 2 (2.33%) StarTeam
6 2 (2.33%) Maven
6 2 (2.33%) JUnit
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.16%) Toad
7 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (12.79%) Tester
2 10 (11.63%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (10.47%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Project Planner
4 7 (8.14%) Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.98%) Project Officer
5 6 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 5 (5.81%) Automation Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Developer
6 5 (5.81%) Consultant
6 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (4.65%) Automation Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Test Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.65%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) SOAP
2 3 (3.49%) XML
2 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.33%) WSDL
3 2 (2.33%) JMS
3 2 (2.33%) XSD
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.16%) JSP
4 1 (1.16%) OLE
4 1 (1.16%) SAML
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.49%) Cryptography
3 1 (1.16%) AS400
3 1 (1.16%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.16%) Open Source
3 1 (1.16%) iSeries
3 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
1 19 (22.09%) Linux
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.49%) Android
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) CentOS
3 2 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (24.42%) Continuous Integration
1 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (19.77%) DevOps
2 17 (19.77%) Scrum
3 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
3 16 (18.60%) Project Management
4 10 (11.63%) ITIL
4 10 (11.63%) PRINCE2
5 8 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.30%) Service Management
5 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 7 (8.14%) Network Management
7 6 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
8 5 (5.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.81%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) Resource Management
8 5 (5.81%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.65%) System Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.30%) Java
2 5 (5.81%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) C#
3 3 (3.49%) Ruby
4 2 (2.33%) Python
4 2 (2.33%) C
4 2 (2.33%) C++
4 2 (2.33%) VBScript
4 2 (2.33%) VB
5 1 (1.16%) VBA
5 1 (1.16%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.16%) Perl
5 1 (1.16%) PHP
5 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 16 (18.60%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) CCNA
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (6.98%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.98%) CCNP
5 4 (4.65%) ISEB
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.16%) PMP
7 1 (1.16%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.16%) MOS
7 1 (1.16%) Degree
7 1 (1.16%) APMP
7 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) ISO 9001
1 5 (5.81%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.49%) vSphere
2 3 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.16%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (18.60%) Puppet
1 16 (18.60%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) HP
2 8 (9.30%) Cisco
3 6 (6.98%) McAfee
4 4 (4.65%) Juniper
4 4 (4.65%) Oracle
5 3 (3.49%) F5
6 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 1 (1.16%) Dell
7 1 (1.16%) Lotus
7 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.16%) Citrix
7 1 (1.16%) VMware
7 1 (1.16%) Capita
7 1 (1.16%) Endeca
7 1 (1.16%) Google
7 1 (1.16%) Coremetrics
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