The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 97 96 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 21 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.06% 1.48% 2.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.77% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 17
Median daily rate £450 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £278 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £23.91 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+214.81% -34.14%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1559 1804 1606
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.74% 83.60% 78.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1169 920
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 75
Median hourly rate £45.00 £23.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -43.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gosport - 9 £450 -
Winchester -4 4 £450 +45.16%
Portsmouth - 3 £290 -
Basingstoke +1 1 - - 2
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
3 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 21 (44.68%) HP
3 21 (44.68%) HP UFT
4 20 (42.55%) LoadRunner
5 16 (34.04%) SQL
5 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
6 15 (31.91%) C#
7 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
8 13 (27.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (27.66%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 12 (25.53%) VB
9 12 (25.53%) CRM
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
9 12 (25.53%) Migration
9 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) JIRA
10 11 (23.40%) SAN
10 11 (23.40%) .NET
10 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
11 10 (21.28%) JSP
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (21.28%) CCNA
11 10 (21.28%) Selenium
11 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
11 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 8 (17.02%) Apache
2 7 (14.89%) JBoss
3 6 (12.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (12.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
5 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.13%) Confluence
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Maximo
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.40%) SAN
2 6 (12.77%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) DVB
3 1 (2.13%) FCoE
3 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.13%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 21 (44.68%) HP UFT
2 20 (42.55%) LoadRunner
3 14 (29.79%) Cucumber
4 11 (23.40%) JIRA
5 10 (21.28%) Checkstyle
5 10 (21.28%) FindBugs
5 10 (21.28%) Gradle
5 10 (21.28%) Selenium
5 10 (21.28%) Subversion
6 9 (19.15%) JUnit
7 7 (14.89%) Artifactory
7 7 (14.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (6.38%) Flyway
8 3 (6.38%) JMeter
8 3 (6.38%) Liquibase
9 2 (4.26%) Hudson
9 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.26%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (4.26%) RubyMine
9 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.13%) Billing
1 1 (2.13%) Electronics
1 1 (2.13%) Military
1 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Developer
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Java Developer
4 5 (10.64%) Architect
4 5 (10.64%) SOA Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
6 2 (4.26%) Test Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.13%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner Specialist
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (2.13%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Test Architect
7 1 (2.13%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.66%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) .NET
2 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
3 10 (21.28%) ActiveMQ
3 10 (21.28%) Apache Camel
3 10 (21.28%) JSP
3 10 (21.28%) Spring
4 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
4 9 (19.15%) Hibernate
4 9 (19.15%) NHibernate
4 9 (19.15%) XML
5 3 (6.38%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.38%) Java EE
5 3 (6.38%) JPA
5 3 (6.38%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.26%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.13%) Middleware
7 1 (2.13%) SOAP
7 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) AIX
3 1 (2.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (25.53%) CRM
1 12 (25.53%) Migration
2 10 (21.28%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (21.28%) Software Testing
2 10 (21.28%) Unit Testing
3 9 (19.15%) Waterfall
4 7 (14.89%) Software Engineering
5 6 (12.77%) SOA
5 6 (12.77%) Test Automation
5 6 (12.77%) UML
5 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (10.64%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (10.64%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (8.51%) BDD
7 4 (8.51%) Change Control
7 4 (8.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (48.94%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) C#
4 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
5 12 (25.53%) VB
6 3 (6.38%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.38%) Groovy
7 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Perl
8 1 (2.13%) R
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) Security Cleared
2 21 (44.68%) SC Cleared
3 16 (34.04%) ISTQB
4 13 (27.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (21.28%) CCNA
5 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.38%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.38%) ISEB
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
3 1 (2.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Oracle
2 21 (44.68%) HP
3 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
4 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (6.38%) VMware
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco
7 1 (2.13%) NetApp
7 1 (2.13%) Pega
7 1 (2.13%) Rally
7 1 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) Veritas