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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 64 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing QA 52 60 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.82% 2.67% 2.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 29.71% 27.15% 30.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 33 34
Median daily rate £300 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £386 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £38.75 £52.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +64.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +22.66%
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
175 221 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.47% 9.83% 9.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 126 124
Median daily rate £425 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £335 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 11
Median hourly rate £41.50 £18.75 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £13.65 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £57.89 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 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 +10 10 £281 -25.00%
Portsmouth -6 10 £288 - 4
Southampton +12 8 £300 -11.76% 1
Fareham -13 8 £363 +16.93% 2
Basingstoke +4 2 £275 -24.39% 3
Farnborough - 2 - - 2
Hook - 2 - -
Havant - 1 - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.77%) Linux
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 22 (28.21%) jQuery
6 21 (26.92%) PHP
6 21 (26.92%) Unix
6 21 (26.92%) OO PHP
7 19 (24.36%) Subversion
8 18 (23.08%) Degree
8 18 (23.08%) JSON
8 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
8 18 (23.08%) Apache
9 17 (21.79%) CCNP
9 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (21.79%) SDLC
10 16 (20.51%) CakePHP
10 16 (20.51%) PHPUnit
11 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
11 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
11 15 (19.23%) XML
11 15 (19.23%) Finance
12 14 (17.95%) Scrum
12 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (15.38%) CentOS
13 12 (15.38%) REST
13 12 (15.38%) LAMP
13 12 (15.38%) SOAP
13 12 (15.38%) MySQL
14 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared

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 18 (23.08%) Apache
2 5 (6.41%) Drupal
3 3 (3.85%) CMS
3 3 (3.85%) Joomla!
3 3 (3.85%) WordPress
4 2 (2.56%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (2.56%) Confluence
4 2 (2.56%) GemFire
4 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (2.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.56%) MS Office
1 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.28%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.56%) GitHub
1 2 (2.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) FTP
1 5 (6.41%) SNMP
2 3 (3.85%) Intranet
3 2 (2.56%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.28%) Firewall
4 1 (1.28%) VLAN
4 1 (1.28%) VoIP
4 1 (1.28%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.23%) MongoDB
1 15 (19.23%) NoSQL
2 12 (15.38%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.56%) Big Data
5 2 (2.56%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.56%) HBase
5 2 (2.56%) OLTP
5 2 (2.56%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.28%) DB2
6 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Subversion
2 16 (20.51%) PHPUnit
3 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.41%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (6.41%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) StarTeam
5 4 (5.13%) JIRA
6 3 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (3.85%) Gradle
6 3 (3.85%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.56%) LabVIEW
7 2 (2.56%) LoadRunner
7 2 (2.56%) PVCS
8 1 (1.28%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
8 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Marketing
3 4 (5.13%) Legal
4 3 (3.85%) Retail
4 3 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Back Office
6 1 (1.28%) Billing
6 1 (1.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (32.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.51%) PHP Developer
3 14 (17.95%) Analyst
4 7 (8.97%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.69%) Lead Developer
5 6 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 6 (7.69%) Tester
6 5 (6.41%) Design Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Consultant
7 4 (5.13%) Test Leader
8 3 (3.85%) Designer
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Web Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Technical Assistant
8 3 (3.85%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) jQuery
2 18 (23.08%) JSON
3 16 (20.51%) CakePHP
4 15 (19.23%) XML
5 12 (15.38%) LAMP
5 12 (15.38%) REST
5 12 (15.38%) SOAP
6 6 (7.69%) CSS
6 6 (7.69%) HTML
7 3 (3.85%) .NET
7 3 (3.85%) Middleware
8 2 (2.56%) Gherkin
8 2 (2.56%) J2EE
8 2 (2.56%) Kafka
8 2 (2.56%) Spark Streaming
8 2 (2.56%) Spring
8 2 (2.56%) Spring Boot
8 2 (2.56%) Spring Integration
8 2 (2.56%) Web Services
9 1 (1.28%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.69%) Smart Meter
2 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Statistics
5 2 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.56%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.56%) Smart Energy
5 2 (2.56%) VHDL
5 2 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.28%) Blog
6 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) NHS
6 1 (1.28%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 21 (26.92%) Unix
3 14 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (15.38%) CentOS
5 2 (2.56%) AIX
5 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (26.92%) OO PHP
3 18 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 17 (21.79%) SDLC
5 14 (17.95%) Scrum
6 9 (11.54%) PRINCE2
6 9 (11.54%) Project Management
7 7 (8.97%) ITIL
7 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.69%) Configuration Management
8 6 (7.69%) OO
9 5 (6.41%) Network Design
9 5 (6.41%) Secure Coding
9 5 (6.41%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) BDD
10 4 (5.13%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.13%) Quality Management
10 4 (5.13%) TDD
11 3 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 21 (26.92%) PHP
4 6 (7.69%) Java
5 5 (6.41%) Perl
6 4 (5.13%) C
6 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.85%) C#
8 2 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (23.08%) Degree
2 17 (21.79%) CCNP
2 17 (21.79%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 9 (11.54%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.41%) CCNA
6 4 (5.13%) ISEB
6 4 (5.13%) ISTQB
6 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.85%) IRCA
7 3 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.28%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.28%) PMP
8 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) DO-254
4 1 (1.28%) EFQM
4 1 (1.28%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (2.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 2 (2.56%) Firmware
1 2 (2.56%) HDFS
2 1 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco
2 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) Rackspace
4 2 (2.56%) Actel
4 2 (2.56%) HP
4 2 (2.56%) Mentor Graphics
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.56%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.28%) BMC
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Remedy
5 1 (1.28%) SAP
5 1 (1.28%) Telerik
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