The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 10 July 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 Hampshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 109 104 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 10 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £315 £288
% change year-on-year
-8.73% +9.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1493 1237 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.66% 72.00% 66.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 698 512
Average daily rate £365 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 85 111
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.50 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.98 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.98% +3.33%
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Functional 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 Functional Testing.

1 21 (91.30%) HP
2 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) Oracle
2 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
3 17 (73.91%) C#
4 16 (69.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 15 (65.22%) CRM
5 15 (65.22%) HTML
5 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
5 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
5 15 (65.22%) JSP
5 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
5 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
6 14 (60.87%) VB
7 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
8 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
9 9 (39.13%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (21.74%) ISEB
10 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
11 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (17.39%) Military
11 4 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (17.39%) Citrix
11 4 (17.39%) SAN
11 4 (17.39%) VBScript
12 3 (13.04%) VBA
12 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
12 3 (13.04%) Test Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Functional 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 Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (8.70%) TestDirector
4 1 (4.35%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (17.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Tester
2 4 (17.39%) Automation Tester
3 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (82.61%) .NET
2 15 (65.22%) ASP.NET
2 15 (65.22%) JSP
2 15 (65.22%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) OLE
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) CRM
2 10 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 5 (21.74%) Test Scripting
4 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Test Management
6 2 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
7 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
7 1 (4.35%) Load Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Manual Testing
7 1 (4.35%) UML
7 1 (4.35%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VBScript
5 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) ISTQB
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) HP
2 19 (82.61%) Oracle
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (17.39%) Citrix
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