The median contractor rate for a QA Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 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 Tester
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - - 0.093%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £328 £295 £350
% change year-on-year +11.01% -15.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +100.00%  

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 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for QA Tester in Hampshire

QA Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QA Tester in Hampshire

QA Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for QA Tester in Hampshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, QA Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) C++

QA Tester 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 (50.00%) JBoss
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 1 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle