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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Quality Assurance (QA)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 50 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Contract jobs citing QA 63 42 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 3.65% 2.29% 1.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 39.38% 27.81% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 19
Median daily rate £413 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.00 £28.00 £33.45
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.29%

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
160 151 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.26% 8.23% 8.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 88 94
Median daily rate £438 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £488 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 9
Median hourly rate £12.50 £46.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.11% +32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.06 £18.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.34 £41.75 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-44.09% +70.40%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Winchester +10 11 £338 +9.75%
Southampton +6 10 £300 -7.69% 6
Hook - 3 £425 -
Basingstoke - 2 £475 - 3
Andover -4 1 £375 +25.00%
Havant -4 1 - -
Farnborough -4 1 - - 1
Fareham - 1 £475 - 3
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.97%) Finance
2 22 (18.97%) Degree
3 20 (17.24%) Java
4 16 (13.79%) Linux
4 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
5 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.93%) HTML
5 15 (12.93%) Project Management
5 15 (12.93%) Selenium
6 14 (12.07%) SQL
6 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
7 13 (11.21%) CSS
7 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
8 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
8 12 (10.34%) BDD
9 11 (9.48%) User Experience
9 11 (9.48%) Prototyping
9 11 (9.48%) TDD
10 10 (8.62%) Subversion
10 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
10 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (8.62%) Unix
10 10 (8.62%) Windows
10 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
10 10 (8.62%) CCNP
11 9 (7.76%) Cucumber
11 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 9 (7.76%) Coaching

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
2 7 (6.03%) Joomla!
2 7 (6.03%) WordPress
3 6 (5.17%) JBoss
4 5 (4.31%) Apache
5 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 4 (3.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (3.45%) Drupal
5 4 (3.45%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.59%) GemFire
7 2 (1.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.86%) CICS
8 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server 2007
8 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.90%) Fireworks
1 8 (6.90%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (0.86%) SAP FS
1 1 (0.86%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) GitHub
1 3 (2.59%) PaaS
2 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.90%) Intranet
2 6 (5.17%) FTP
2 6 (5.17%) SNMP
3 4 (3.45%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) DNS
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) LDAP
4 3 (2.59%) SMTP
5 1 (0.86%) AMQP
5 1 (0.86%) Internet
5 1 (0.86%) LAN
5 1 (0.86%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.86%) VPN
5 1 (0.86%) WAN
5 1 (0.86%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) Hadoop
1 7 (6.03%) HBase
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.17%) Big Data
3 5 (4.31%) Apache Hive
3 5 (4.31%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.31%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.45%) MySQL
4 4 (3.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.72%) OLTP
6 2 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.86%) DB2
7 1 (0.86%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (12.93%) Selenium
2 12 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 10 (8.62%) Subversion
4 9 (7.76%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.76%) JIRA
5 8 (6.90%) Axure RP
6 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.31%) MSI
7 5 (4.31%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (4.31%) StarTeam
8 4 (3.45%) Gradle
8 4 (3.45%) JUnit
8 4 (3.45%) WebDriver
9 3 (2.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.59%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.59%) Jasmine
9 3 (2.59%) PHPUnit
10 2 (1.72%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.72%) PVCS
10 2 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (18.97%) 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%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (19.83%) Analyst
2 17 (14.66%) Project Manager
3 14 (12.07%) Developer
4 11 (9.48%) Test Analyst
5 10 (8.62%) Designer
5 10 (8.62%) Tester
6 9 (7.76%) IT Manager
6 9 (7.76%) IT Project Manager
6 9 (7.76%) Network Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Web Analyst
7 8 (6.90%) Web Content Analyst
8 7 (6.03%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Support Assistant
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Assistant
9 6 (5.17%) Technical Project Manager
9 6 (5.17%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Web Support Analyst
9 6 (5.17%) Website Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.93%) HTML
2 13 (11.21%) CSS
3 8 (6.90%) jQuery
4 6 (5.17%) JSON
5 5 (4.31%) Middleware
6 4 (3.45%) Spring
6 4 (3.45%) Spring Boot
7 3 (2.59%) CakePHP
7 3 (2.59%) Gherkin
7 3 (2.59%) J2EE
7 3 (2.59%) Kafka
7 3 (2.59%) OAuth
7 3 (2.59%) REST
7 3 (2.59%) SAML
7 3 (2.59%) Spring Integration
7 3 (2.59%) Web Services
7 3 (2.59%) XML
8 2 (1.72%) .NET
8 2 (1.72%) JMS
8 2 (1.72%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.48%) User Experience
2 10 (8.62%) Management Information System
3 8 (6.90%) Copywriting
3 8 (6.90%) Driving Licence
3 8 (6.90%) Statistics
4 7 (6.03%) Smart Meter
5 5 (4.31%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.59%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.72%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (1.72%) PKI
8 2 (1.72%) Replication
8 2 (1.72%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.72%) VHDL
9 1 (0.86%) Blog
9 1 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Linux
2 10 (8.62%) Unix
2 10 (8.62%) Windows
3 3 (2.59%) Android
3 3 (2.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.86%) CentOS
4 1 (0.86%) MVS
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 23 (19.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
3 15 (12.93%) Project Management
4 14 (12.07%) PRINCE2
5 13 (11.21%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.34%) BDD
7 11 (9.48%) Prototyping
7 11 (9.48%) TDD
8 9 (7.76%) Coaching
8 9 (7.76%) Integration Testing
8 9 (7.76%) Network Design
9 8 (6.90%) Content Management
9 8 (6.90%) Data Protection
9 8 (6.90%) Scrum
9 8 (6.90%) Service Design
9 8 (6.90%) Wireframes
10 7 (6.03%) Document Management
10 7 (6.03%) Migration
10 7 (6.03%) OO PHP
10 7 (6.03%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (17.24%) Java
2 14 (12.07%) SQL
3 10 (8.62%) JavaScript
4 8 (6.90%) C
5 7 (6.03%) PHP
6 6 (5.17%) Scala
7 5 (4.31%) C#
8 4 (3.45%) Perl
8 4 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.72%) Python
9 2 (1.72%) R
10 1 (0.86%) C++
10 1 (0.86%) COBOL
10 1 (0.86%) F#
10 1 (0.86%) Go
10 1 (0.86%) JCL
10 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.86%) Ruby
10 1 (0.86%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (19.83%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.97%) Degree
3 15 (12.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (8.62%) CCNP
4 10 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (7.76%) CCNA
5 9 (7.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.59%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.72%) CISSP
8 2 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (1.72%) IRCA
8 2 (1.72%) ISEB
8 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.72%) RHCE
8 2 (1.72%) Security+ Certification
9 1 (0.86%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.03%) SLA
2 3 (2.59%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.72%) DO-254
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.86%) SDET
System Software
1 6 (5.17%) HDFS
2 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.72%) Firmware
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%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 9 (7.76%) Cisco
1 9 (7.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle
2 8 (6.90%) Rackspace
3 4 (3.45%) Cloudera
3 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.72%) Actel
4 2 (1.72%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (1.72%) SAP
4 2 (1.72%) Splunk
4 2 (1.72%) Xilinx
5 1 (0.86%) Citrix
5 1 (0.86%) Ektron
5 1 (0.86%) Hortonworks
5 1 (0.86%) KANA
5 1 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.86%) Talend
5 1 (0.86%) VMware
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £407 per day
Posted: 5 days ago