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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 23 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.94% 0.41% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 0.50% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £314 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +123.80%

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
150 200 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 72.82% 81.97% 71.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 114 81
Median daily rate £314 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.26% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +489.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SilkTest
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) DVB

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Validation
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Smoke Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware