Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a QA Tester was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 20 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 Tester
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 166 194
Contract jobs requiring a QA Tester 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 0.026% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.028% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Hampshire median daily rate - £250 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -31.03% +27.19%
South East median daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% +27.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 3356 3556 4247
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 92.44% 95.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2216 2603
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
10th Percentile £213 £235 £258
90th Percentile £536 £538 £513
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 245 281
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.68 £53.25 £47.83
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

QA Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

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