The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Basingstoke region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 34 30 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.32% 1.88% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.42% 2.12% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Median daily rate £508 £365 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.04% -14.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £37.25 £14.05
% change year-on-year
-26.17% +165.12%
Tester
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
281 189 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 93.05% 88.73% 90.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 121 110
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 12 14
Median hourly rate £17.45 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £23.50 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, Tester 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 Tester in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) 4G
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) 3G

Tester 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 2G
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) DVB
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Billing
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) OWASP
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SANS
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM