The median contractor rate for a QA Analyst was £298 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Analyst
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 113 120
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.054% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Median daily rate £298 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £325 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £375 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £330 £340
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.75

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1713 1860 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.17% 94.13% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3466 4010 4427
Median daily rate £400 £400 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £365
% change year-on-year +1.01% +8.49%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 342 522
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +56.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

QA Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured QA Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for QA Analyst in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Analyst in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA Analyst in Hampshire

QA Analyst
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing QA Analyst within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 £310 - 1
Southampton - 1 £285 -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, QA Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring QA Analyst in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) JBoss
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Netcool
5 1 (14.29%) Remedy

QA Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
2 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceNow