The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 29 3 7
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 11 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 7.69% 48.39% 8.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.46% 60.00% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.19% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +56.32%
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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 Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
130 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 90.91% 80.65% 91.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 3 5
Average daily rate £435 £325 £448
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -27.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £290 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £401 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Gosport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Gosport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 18 (100.00%) HP
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 16 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (61.11%) Knowledge Management
4 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 11 (61.11%) SAN
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle
5 10 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
6 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (50.00%) JSP
6 9 (50.00%) HTML
6 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (50.00%) VBA
6 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 9 (50.00%) UNIX
6 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
7 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) Windows 2000
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Workflow
8 6 (33.33%) Validation

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
2 7 (38.89%) HTTPS
3 6 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 6 (33.33%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (16.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 4 (22.22%) Test Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Integration Tester
2 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Defect Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (50.00%) JSP
1 9 (50.00%) HTML
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) UNIX
2 7 (38.89%) Windows XP
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows 2000
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Knowledge Management
2 6 (33.33%) Workflow
2 6 (33.33%) Validation
3 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 18 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
3 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) MCSE
5 5 (27.78%) CCNP
5 5 (27.78%) CCNA
5 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 6 (33.33%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 16 (88.89%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (33.33%) Nessus
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) HP
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
2 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 10 (55.56%) Oracle
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