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 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
Software Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 25 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.97% 0.41% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.50% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Median daily rate £325 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 - £280
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Contracts Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft