Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a QA Analyst was £310 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 163 185
Rank change year-on-year +10 +22 -16
Contract jobs requiring a QA Analyst 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.084% 0.051% 0.090%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.056% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Hampshire median daily rate £310 £313 £364
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.80% -14.09% +20.25%
10th Percentile £295 £246 £343
90th Percentile £325 £369 £373
South East median daily rate £310 £338 £300
% change year-on-year -8.15% +12.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £22.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 3395 3602 4268
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.18% 92.48% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2020 2237 2602
Hampshire median daily rate £399 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £237 £258
90th Percentile £538 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 251 283
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +28.21% -2.50%
10th Percentile £11.23 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.44 £18.00
% change year-on-year -7.38% +7.97% +12.50%

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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £310 -
Fareham - 1 - -
QA Analyst
South East

QA Analyst Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Netcool
2 2 (66.67%) Remedy
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (66.67%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Remedy
1 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow