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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 90 63 38
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -25
Contract jobs citing QA 28 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.40% 2.02% 4.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.90% 26.72% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 22 27
Average daily rate
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£375 £270 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -29.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £155.00 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +439.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £19.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+73.68% -37.19%
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
134 131 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 6.71% 7.58% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 59 64
Average daily rate £400 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 19
Average hourly rate £24.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £14.70 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £75.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.08 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -25.76%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Fareham - 2 £438 - 5
Farnborough -6 1 £500 +85.18% 1
Southampton -27 1 - - 3
Winchester - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 1
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
3 24 (27.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (26.74%) Puppet
4 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
4 23 (26.74%) DevOps
4 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
5 22 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 19 (22.09%) Scrum
7 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
7 18 (20.93%) Vagrant
8 14 (16.28%) Windows
8 14 (16.28%) HP
9 12 (13.95%) Project Management
10 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
10 11 (12.79%) SQL
11 9 (10.47%) MS Office
11 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
12 8 (9.30%) Finance
13 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
13 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
13 7 (8.14%) Cisco
13 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
13 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
14 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
14 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.49%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.49%) IIS
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.16%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) JBoss
3 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (10.47%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.98%) Firewall
2 5 (5.81%) SAN
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (4.65%) Network Security
3 4 (4.65%) LAN
3 4 (4.65%) WAN
3 4 (4.65%) OSPF
4 3 (3.49%) VLAN
5 2 (2.33%) LTE
5 2 (2.33%) 4G
5 2 (2.33%) 2G
5 2 (2.33%) GPRS
5 2 (2.33%) GSM
5 2 (2.33%) 3GPP
5 2 (2.33%) SSL
5 2 (2.33%) 3G
6 1 (1.16%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.16%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.16%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Cucumber
2 24 (27.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 23 (26.74%) Jenkins
4 18 (20.93%) Git (software)
5 5 (5.81%) Selenium
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
6 3 (3.49%) WATIR
6 3 (3.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.33%) JIRA
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (1.16%) JUnit
8 1 (1.16%) Maven
8 1 (1.16%) Checkstyle
8 1 (1.16%) FindBugs
8 1 (1.16%) Gradle
8 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.16%) RSpec
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Military
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Electronics
4 1 (1.16%) Automotive
4 1 (1.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (26.74%) Developer
2 14 (16.28%) Analyst
3 12 (13.95%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.14%) Tester
5 5 (5.81%) Network Engineer
5 5 (5.81%) Test Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) QA Analyst
5 5 (5.81%) Project Officer
5 5 (5.81%) QA Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 4 (4.65%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
6 4 (4.65%) Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (3.49%) Support Technician
7 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.49%) QA Tester
7 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.81%) .NET
2 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.49%) Gherkin
3 2 (2.33%) REST
3 2 (2.33%) JSON
3 2 (2.33%) HTML
3 2 (2.33%) SOAP
3 2 (2.33%) OLE
3 2 (2.33%) WinForms
4 1 (1.16%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) XML
4 1 (1.16%) XSD
4 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.16%) JSP
4 1 (1.16%) WSDL
4 1 (1.16%) JMS
4 1 (1.16%) WCF
4 1 (1.16%) Ajax
4 1 (1.16%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.33%) PKI
2 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.16%) User Experience
2 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.16%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.16%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.28%) Windows
2 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (6.98%) Linux
5 4 (4.65%) CentOS
5 4 (4.65%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.33%) Android
7 1 (1.16%) UNIX
7 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
2 23 (26.74%) DevOps
2 23 (26.74%) Configuration Management
3 19 (22.09%) Scrum
4 12 (13.95%) Project Management
5 11 (12.79%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (9.30%) Test Strategy
7 7 (8.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.81%) Migration
8 5 (5.81%) ITIL
8 5 (5.81%) SOA
9 4 (4.65%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.65%) Network Management
9 4 (4.65%) Document Management
9 4 (4.65%) Time Management
9 4 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.65%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.65%) Business Continuity
9 4 (4.65%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) SQL
2 7 (8.14%) PL/SQL
3 6 (6.98%) Java
4 5 (5.81%) VBA
5 4 (4.65%) Ruby
5 4 (4.65%) C#
6 2 (2.33%) VBScript
6 2 (2.33%) VB
6 2 (2.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.16%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.16%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) Perl
7 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.16%) C
7 1 (1.16%) C++
7 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) Security Cleared
2 22 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.98%) CCNP
3 6 (6.98%) CCNA
3 6 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.65%) DV Cleared
4 4 (4.65%) MOS
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.16%) SLA
3 1 (1.16%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.65%) vSphere
2 4 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (26.74%) Puppet
2 18 (20.93%) Vagrant
3 5 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (3.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (3.49%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) yum
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) HP
2 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.14%) Cisco
4 6 (6.98%) Oracle
5 4 (4.65%) McAfee
6 3 (3.49%) Symantec
6 3 (3.49%) Juniper
6 3 (3.49%) Brocade
6 3 (3.49%) Becrypt
6 3 (3.49%) Talend
6 3 (3.49%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.33%) Citrix
7 2 (2.33%) VMware
8 1 (1.16%) Hitachi
8 1 (1.16%) Lotus
8 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.16%) IBM
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