The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gosport region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 11 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 20 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 26.32% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 32.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £30.75 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+20.32% +43.02%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
61 2 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 80.26% 50.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 28
Average daily rate £340 - £415
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Testing
Hampshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Gosport region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 42 (100.00%) HP
1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (97.62%) SC Cleared
2 41 (97.62%) ISTQB
3 38 (90.48%) HTML
3 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 38 (90.48%) .NET
3 38 (90.48%) ASP.NET
3 38 (90.48%) JSP
4 36 (85.71%) Oracle
5 30 (71.43%) UNIX
5 30 (71.43%) Knowledge Management
5 30 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
6 29 (69.05%) Oracle EBS
7 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 27 (64.29%) Windows
7 27 (64.29%) Windows XP
7 27 (64.29%) Windows 2000
7 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
9 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
9 19 (45.24%) HTTPS
9 19 (45.24%) Test Scripting
9 19 (45.24%) Test Strategy
10 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
11 13 (30.95%) Workflow
11 13 (30.95%) QuickTest Pro
12 12 (28.57%) SAN
12 12 (28.57%) Citrix
12 12 (28.57%) SSL

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (69.05%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) TCP/IP
1 19 (45.24%) HTTPS
2 12 (28.57%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) SSL
2 12 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 7 (16.67%) DNS
3 7 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (30.95%) QuickTest Pro
2 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
1 15 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Tester
3 8 (19.05%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Applications Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Tester
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.52%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Tester
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Performance Test Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) Defect Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (90.48%) HTML
1 38 (90.48%) .NET
1 38 (90.48%) ASP.NET
1 38 (90.48%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 30 (71.43%) UNIX
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 27 (64.29%) Windows XP
2 27 (64.29%) Windows 2000
2 27 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (71.43%) Knowledge Management
2 19 (45.24%) Test Scripting
2 19 (45.24%) Test Strategy
3 13 (30.95%) Workflow
4 12 (28.57%) Validation
5 8 (19.05%) Performance Testing
6 6 (14.29%) Test Management
6 6 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (11.90%) Test Automation
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) Load Testing
8 3 (7.14%) Document Management
8 3 (7.14%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Project Management
10 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) VBA
3 3 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (97.62%) SC Cleared
2 41 (97.62%) ISTQB
3 15 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.38%) ISEB
4 1 (2.38%) CCNP
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 30 (71.43%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (28.57%) Nessus
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) HP
2 36 (85.71%) Oracle
3 12 (28.57%) Citrix
4 7 (16.67%) Microsoft