The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Fareham 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 23 June 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 / Fareham
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 -7  
Contract jobs citing QA 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Fareham 2.78% 2.94% 5.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 50.00% 33.33% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £270 £550 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.90% +131.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +1.33% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year +38.70% -58.38%  

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 Fareham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Fareham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Fareham 5.56% 8.82% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £380 £525 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.61% +121.05%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Fareham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Fareham 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 Fareham

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Fareham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA in Fareham

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Fareham region with a requirement for QA.

1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Fareham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB