The median contractor rate for a QA Leader was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 28 April 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 Lead
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 - 127
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a QA Leader 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.052% - 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% - 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -27.53% +7.81%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 1786 2156 2121
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 93.56% 95.44% 94.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1412 1270
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £509 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.62% +6.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 102 135
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.45 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -0.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.70 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.70
% change year-on-year - +4.79%  

QA Leader
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured QA Leader in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for QA Leader in Hampshire

QA Leader
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Leader in Hampshire

QA Leader Skill Set
Top 15 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, QA Leader 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 Leader in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Service Design
2 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government

QA Leader 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Fireworks
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Axure RP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Copywriting
1 1 (50.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Wireframes
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA