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 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing QA 12 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.45% 6.40% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 66.67% 57.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £288 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £23.00 £18.17
% change year-on-year
-39.13% +26.58%
QA
Hampshire

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
18 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 9.68% 11.20% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £288 £453 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.46% -21.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.00% +92.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £29.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.17% +45.00%

QA
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

QA
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

QA
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 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) PHP
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
1 16 (88.89%) Apache
1 16 (88.89%) CakePHP
1 16 (88.89%) jQuery
1 16 (88.89%) Unit Testing
1 16 (88.89%) PHPUnit
1 16 (88.89%) OO PHP
2 15 (83.33%) MongoDB
2 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 15 (83.33%) JSON
3 12 (66.67%) Subversion
3 12 (66.67%) CentOS
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (66.67%) CCNP
3 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (66.67%) LAMP
3 12 (66.67%) Linux
3 12 (66.67%) MySQL
4 11 (61.11%) SOAP
4 11 (61.11%) XML
4 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (61.11%) REST
5 9 (50.00%) SDLC
5 9 (50.00%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Finance
7 1 (5.56%) MVC
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services

QA
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 16 (88.89%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP GTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (83.33%) MongoDB
1 15 (83.33%) NoSQL
2 12 (66.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) PHPUnit
2 12 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
1 16 (88.89%) PHP Developer
2 1 (5.56%) Consultant
2 1 (5.56%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) CakePHP
1 16 (88.89%) jQuery
2 15 (83.33%) JSON
3 12 (66.67%) LAMP
4 11 (61.11%) REST
4 11 (61.11%) SOAP
4 11 (61.11%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Unix
2 12 (66.67%) CentOS
2 12 (66.67%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (88.89%) OO PHP
1 16 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) MVC
4 1 (5.56%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 16 (88.89%) PHP
1 16 (88.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) CCNP
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) SAP
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