The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for QA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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 / Basingstoke
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 33 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3  
Contract jobs citing QA 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 3.83% 1.40% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 28.57% 17.39% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Median daily rate £585 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.64% -8.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £390 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £425 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £366 £350
% change year-on-year -0.27% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £39.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year -30.76% +6.84%  

QA is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 35 23 21
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 13.41% 8.07% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 10 11
Median daily rate £413 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £331 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £661 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.88 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.67% +36.78%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing QA as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Basingstoke

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for QA.

1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Pega
2 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) CRM
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
2 4 (33.33%) Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
2 4 (33.33%) Campaign Management
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (33.33%) Personalization
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) TETRA
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Banking
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP MM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TETRA
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Business Architect
2 3 (25.00%) CRM Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) Campaign Management
1 4 (33.33%) Change Management
1 4 (33.33%) CRM
1 4 (33.33%) Customer Insight
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing Analytics
1 4 (33.33%) Personalization
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) Ruby
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Pega
2 2 (16.67%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
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