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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 33 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.06% 2.32% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.40% 3.28% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +56.32%
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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
147 183 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 60.49% 70.66% 73.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 109 54
Average daily rate £350 £388 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +14.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 17
Average hourly rate £11.69 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.60% -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) DSDM
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Ektron
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Software 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 Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) CMS
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DSDM
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Ektron
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 6 days ago