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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 79 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing QA 41 66 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.09% 3.10% 3.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.91% 30.00% 37.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 49 33
Median daily rate £300 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +150.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.50 £33.55 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-68.70% +72.05%
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
179 220 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 9.11% 10.34% 9.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 150 117
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £306 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 7
Median hourly rate £34.00 £21.25 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.50 £19.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 £51.50 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Portsmouth 0 12 £288 - 3
Winchester -12 6 £300 -20.00%
Southampton +1 5 £288 -32.35% 4
Hook +4 3 - - 1
Basingstoke +1 3 £350 -4.10% 2
Fareham -12 3 £340 +24.20% 5
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Andover - 1 £375 -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (33.33%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) Finance
4 22 (27.16%) Linux
5 21 (25.93%) SDLC
6 18 (22.22%) XML
6 18 (22.22%) CCNP
6 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (22.22%) Scrum
6 18 (22.22%) jQuery
7 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
7 17 (20.99%) SOAP
7 17 (20.99%) Unix
7 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
7 17 (20.99%) PHP
7 17 (20.99%) OO PHP
8 16 (19.75%) JSON
9 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
9 15 (18.52%) Apache
10 14 (17.28%) SC Cleared
10 14 (17.28%) CakePHP
10 14 (17.28%) PHPUnit
10 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
10 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
10 14 (17.28%) Degree
10 14 (17.28%) Subversion
11 12 (14.81%) REST
11 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (14.81%) Oracle
12 11 (13.58%) MySQL

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 15 (18.52%) Apache
2 6 (7.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle Service Bus
3 4 (4.94%) Drupal
4 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) GemFire
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) SAP ERP
1 2 (2.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.23%) Maximo
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) PaaS
2 3 (3.70%) IaaS
2 3 (3.70%) SaaS
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) FTP
1 7 (8.64%) SNMP
2 5 (6.17%) HTTP
3 2 (2.47%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.23%) AMQP
4 1 (1.23%) Firewall
4 1 (1.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (1.23%) VLAN
4 1 (1.23%) VoIP
4 1 (1.23%) VoLTE
4 1 (1.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MongoDB
1 14 (17.28%) NoSQL
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.23%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.23%) HBase
5 1 (1.23%) OLTP
5 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.23%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (17.28%) PHPUnit
1 14 (17.28%) Subversion
2 9 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.64%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (8.64%) StarTeam
4 5 (6.17%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 3 (3.70%) Selenium
6 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.47%) Gradle
6 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.47%) JIRA
6 2 (2.47%) JUnit
6 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.47%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.23%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.23%) MSTest
7 1 (1.23%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (28.40%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Marketing
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Electronics
5 2 (2.47%) Front Office
5 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.23%) Back Office
6 1 (1.23%) Billing
6 1 (1.23%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (27.16%) Developer
2 14 (17.28%) PHP Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Design Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Network Design Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) QA Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Design Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Designer
7 5 (6.17%) Consultant
7 5 (6.17%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (6.17%) Test Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Test Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Lead Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Test Leader
9 3 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.22%) jQuery
1 18 (22.22%) XML
2 17 (20.99%) SOAP
3 16 (19.75%) JSON
4 14 (17.28%) CakePHP
5 12 (14.81%) REST
6 11 (13.58%) LAMP
7 10 (12.35%) Middleware
8 6 (7.41%) Oracle Fusion
8 6 (7.41%) Web Services
9 5 (6.17%) .NET
9 5 (6.17%) JMS
9 5 (6.17%) WSDL
9 5 (6.17%) XSD
9 5 (6.17%) XSL
10 4 (4.94%) CSS
10 4 (4.94%) HTML
11 2 (2.47%) J2EE
11 2 (2.47%) Spring
11 2 (2.47%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.94%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.47%) Replication
3 2 (2.47%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.23%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.23%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) PMI
4 1 (1.23%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.23%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Linux
2 17 (20.99%) Unix
3 12 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (13.58%) CentOS
5 2 (2.47%) AIX
6 1 (1.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.93%) SDLC
3 18 (22.22%) Scrum
4 17 (20.99%) OO PHP
4 17 (20.99%) Unit Testing
5 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.35%) Project Management
6 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.64%) ITIL
7 7 (8.64%) Network Design
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.41%) Requirements Management
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
8 6 (7.41%) Test Management
8 6 (7.41%) UML
9 5 (6.17%) Change Management
9 5 (6.17%) Defect Management
9 5 (6.17%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (33.33%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
2 17 (20.99%) PHP
3 6 (7.41%) C
4 5 (6.17%) Java
5 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.94%) Python
5 4 (4.94%) Ruby
5 4 (4.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.94%) VB
6 3 (3.70%) C#
6 3 (3.70%) Perl
6 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.23%) Erlang
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) CCNP
1 18 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 14 (17.28%) Degree
3 14 (17.28%) SC Cleared
4 8 (9.88%) ISEB
5 7 (8.64%) CCNA
6 6 (7.41%) ISTQB
7 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.47%) PMP
10 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.23%) IRCA
10 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.23%) EFQM
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.23%) HDFS
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (14.81%) Oracle
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco
4 6 (7.41%) Adobe
5 5 (6.17%) HP
5 5 (6.17%) SAP
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.23%) BMC
7 1 (1.23%) Capita
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix
7 1 (1.23%) IBM
7 1 (1.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Telerik
Portsmouth
aap3
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Attractive
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + (dependent on experience)
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Avance Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago