The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Basingstoke region that had Test Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Specialist
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Test Specialist 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
Test Specialist
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
240 241 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 90.91% 92.69% 94.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 140 90
Median daily rate £350 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 17
Median hourly rate £19.44 £19.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% +40.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.45 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £24.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Test Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Basingstoke region that featured Test Specialist in the job title.

Test Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Test Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Test Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Test Specialist Skill Set
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Test Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region featuring Test Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management

Test Specialist Skill Set
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:

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) HP