Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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 22 November 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)
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 27 11
Rank change year-on-year +6 -16 +11
Contract jobs citing QA 4 9 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 3.48% 4.23% 10.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 57.14% 52.94% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Bournemouth median daily rate £428 £428 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.50% -28.99%
10th Percentile £343 £313 £158
90th Percentile £530 £465 £478
Dorset median daily rate £428 £430 £300
% change year-on-year -0.58% +43.33% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - £25.00
Dorset median hourly rate - - £25.00

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Bournemouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 7 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 6.09% 7.98% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 19
Bournemouth median daily rate £430 £409 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.20% +36.25% -10.45%
10th Percentile £253 £316 £161
90th Percentile £543 £430 £480
Dorset median daily rate £428 £400 £300
% change year-on-year +6.88% +33.33% -10.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Bournemouth median hourly rate - - £25.00
Dorset median hourly rate £39.50 £47.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -15.96% +13.25% +5.73%

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Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for QA in Bournemouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Bournemouth

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bournemouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing QA in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for QA in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Gradle
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Leader
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) SOAP
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SDLC
1 1 (25.00%) Secure Coding
1 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle