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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 79 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Contract jobs citing QA 46 39 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.11% 2.24% 2.84%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 27.22% 28.26% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 25
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -28.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £221 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.55% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £155.00 £14.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +999.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £33.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
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
169 138 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.74% 7.94% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 63 69
Average daily rate £370 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.44% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -12.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £59.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -16.27%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 10 £425 +47.82% 5
Aldershot +1 3 - -
Andover - 3 £545 -
Fareham -1 2 £375 -
Portsmouth -6 2 £240 - 1
Farnborough -7 1 £435 +61.11% 1
Basingstoke -7 1 £375 +40.84%
Havant - - - - 1
Petersfield - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Yateley - - - -
QA
South East

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 38 (37.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 27 (26.73%) Cucumber
4 25 (24.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (23.76%) Configuration Management
5 24 (23.76%) Puppet
5 24 (23.76%) Jenkins
5 24 (23.76%) DevOps
6 22 (21.78%) Scrum
7 21 (20.79%) HP
8 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
8 18 (17.82%) Vagrant
8 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
9 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
9 17 (16.83%) Windows
10 16 (15.84%) C#
10 16 (15.84%) SQL
10 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (15.84%) Test Scripting
11 14 (13.86%) Project Management
12 13 (12.87%) ISEB
12 13 (12.87%) Cisco
13 11 (10.89%) Oracle
13 11 (10.89%) MS Office
14 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
15 9 (8.91%) Finance

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (3.96%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) JBoss
3 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.99%) Apache
3 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) MS Office
2 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.94%) Firewall
3 5 (4.95%) SAN
4 4 (3.96%) OSPF
4 4 (3.96%) LAN
4 4 (3.96%) WAN
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.96%) Network Security
4 4 (3.96%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
5 3 (2.97%) VLAN
6 2 (1.98%) 2G
6 2 (1.98%) LTE
6 2 (1.98%) 3G
6 2 (1.98%) 4G
6 2 (1.98%) 3GPP
6 2 (1.98%) GPRS
6 2 (1.98%) GSM
6 2 (1.98%) SSL
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.99%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (26.73%) Cucumber
2 25 (24.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 24 (23.76%) Jenkins
4 18 (17.82%) Git (software)
5 6 (5.94%) Selenium
6 5 (4.95%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.97%) WATIR
7 3 (2.97%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.98%) JIRA
9 1 (0.99%) JUnit
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.99%) Maven
9 1 (0.99%) Checkstyle
9 1 (0.99%) Gradle
9 1 (0.99%) FindBugs
9 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.99%) RSpec
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Military
2 3 (2.97%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Billing
4 1 (0.99%) Automotive
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (24.75%) Developer
2 17 (16.83%) Analyst
3 14 (13.86%) Tester
4 12 (11.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) QA Tester
5 8 (7.92%) QA Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Test Analyst
6 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.93%) QA Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Automation Tester
7 5 (4.95%) Quality Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) Network Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Project Officer
9 3 (2.97%) Test Project Leader
9 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 3 (2.97%) Project Leader
9 3 (2.97%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 5 (4.95%) HTML
3 4 (3.96%) OLE
3 4 (3.96%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.96%) JSP
4 3 (2.97%) Web Services
4 3 (2.97%) Gherkin
5 2 (1.98%) XML
5 2 (1.98%) SOAP
5 2 (1.98%) WinForms
5 2 (1.98%) REST
5 2 (1.98%) JSON
6 1 (0.99%) WCF
6 1 (0.99%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.99%) Ajax
6 1 (0.99%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.99%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.99%) XSD
6 1 (0.99%) EDI
6 1 (0.99%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) PKI
1 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.99%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
2 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
2 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.99%) Life Science
2 1 (0.99%) TRADACOMS
2 1 (0.99%) CUDA
2 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.83%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.92%) Linux
4 6 (5.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.95%) UNIX
5 5 (4.95%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.96%) CentOS
7 2 (1.98%) Android
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
2 24 (23.76%) DevOps
2 24 (23.76%) Configuration Management
3 22 (21.78%) Scrum
4 16 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (15.84%) Test Scripting
5 14 (13.86%) Project Management
6 8 (7.92%) Security Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Performance Testing
7 7 (6.93%) Test Strategy
7 7 (6.93%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.94%) Test Automation
9 5 (4.95%) Quality Management
9 5 (4.95%) Regression Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (4.95%) Document Management
10 4 (3.96%) Business Continuity
10 4 (3.96%) Migration
10 4 (3.96%) Software Testing
10 4 (3.96%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.84%) C#
1 16 (15.84%) SQL
2 8 (7.92%) VB
3 7 (6.93%) VBA
3 7 (6.93%) PL/SQL
4 6 (5.94%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) Ruby
6 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.99%) Python
7 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.99%) C
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
7 1 (0.99%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (37.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (29.70%) SC Cleared
3 17 (16.83%) ISTQB
4 13 (12.87%) ISEB
5 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.93%) MCITP
7 6 (5.94%) CCNP
7 6 (5.94%) CCNA
8 5 (4.95%) MOS
9 4 (3.96%) DV Cleared
10 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 2 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) ISO 9001
1 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.98%) SLA
3 1 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
2 4 (3.96%) vSphere
2 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (23.76%) Puppet
2 18 (17.82%) Vagrant
3 9 (8.91%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (2.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (2.97%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.99%) yum
Vendors
1 21 (20.79%) HP
2 18 (17.82%) Microsoft
3 13 (12.87%) Cisco
4 11 (10.89%) Oracle
5 4 (3.96%) McAfee
6 3 (2.97%) Brocade
6 3 (2.97%) 3PAR
6 3 (2.97%) Talend
6 3 (2.97%) Becrypt
6 3 (2.97%) Symantec
6 3 (2.97%) Juniper
7 2 (1.98%) Citrix
7 2 (1.98%) VMware
8 1 (0.99%) Hitachi
8 1 (0.99%) Lotus
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