The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 29 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.53% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.47% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £119
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.96%
Functional Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 215 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 70.90% 86.00% 71.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 126 78
Median daily rate £418 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% -42.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.90 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) DVB
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (20.00%) SCOM

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (20.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
1 1 (20.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (20.00%) Testopia
General
1 1 (20.00%) Billing
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
2 1 (20.00%) BDD
2 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Pega
2 1 (20.00%) Rally
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) SAP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware