Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Quality Assurance (QA)
Hampshire > Andover
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 16 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21 -11
Contract jobs citing QA 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 4.41% 5.33% 1.03%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 33.33% 21.05% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Andover median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% +25.00%
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £378 £325
% change year-on-year +12.58% +16.15% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £11.89 £38.75
% change year-on-year - -69.31% -26.19%

QA is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Andover
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 9 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 13.24% 25.33% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 1
Andover median daily rate £375 £382 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.90% +1.93% +5.26%
10th Percentile £363 £309 £338
90th Percentile £391 £438 £413
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year - +10.80% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Andover median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £21.04 £25.12 £32.50
% change year-on-year -16.25% -22.71% +116.67%

QA
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

Job postings citing QA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Andover.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Andover

QA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing QA in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Andover

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing QA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Andover region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) TestNG
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) API Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Software AG
2 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner

QA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Andover 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) API Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) F#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) APMP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Software AG
1 1 (33.33%) webMethods