The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 38 22 34
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.68% 5.16% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 6.15% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.48%
UK excluding London median daily rate £334 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.65
% change year-on-year
- -0.39%
Software 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
193 179 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 65.42% 84.04% 74.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 117 96
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 £232 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £702 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 10
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 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp

Software 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
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 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) NUnit
2 1 (20.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Testopia
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
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