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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 36 35 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.42% 0.84% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 1.20% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £300 £325 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.93%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -13.33%
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
194 167 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 81.17% 70.46% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 78 88
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 5
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £42.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO