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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 35 28 24
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.28% 0.93% 4.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.13% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
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
200 177 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.10% 82.33% 75.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 94
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 9
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -57.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) HP
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) SCOM
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) PKI
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) REST

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 (14.29%) Apache Solr
1 1 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
1 1 (14.29%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Bugzilla
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) JMeter
2 1 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 1 (14.29%) Testopia
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Billing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Pricing Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SOA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) Qt
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Open Source
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Docker
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Pega
3 1 (14.29%) Rally
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
3 1 (14.29%) VMware