The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited QA over the 3 months to 29 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 22 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing QA 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.03% 2.20% 2.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 40.00% 50.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £288 £293 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.70% -6.40%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £37.25 £19.13
% change year-on-year
-58.38% +94.77%
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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 Portsmouth region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
15 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.07% 4.40% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 5
Median daily rate £288 £310 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.25% +12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £282 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £502 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £35.50 £39.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.12% +88.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing QA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing QA across the Portsmouth region.

QA Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing QA across the Portsmouth region.

QA Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) CakePHP
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
1 6 (85.71%) CentOS
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) PHPUnit
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) OO PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) TickIT
3 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing

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Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) MongoDB
1 6 (85.71%) MySQL
1 6 (85.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) PHPUnit
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) PHP Developer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CakePHP
1 6 (85.71%) jQuery
1 6 (85.71%) JSON
1 6 (85.71%) LAMP
1 6 (85.71%) REST
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) CentOS
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO PHP
1 6 (85.71%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) PHP
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) CCNP
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) TickIT
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