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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 102 68 95
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +27
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 6 61 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.33% 2.85% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 3.49% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £33.75 £60.00 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +368.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
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
1417 1750 1733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.76% 81.62% 78.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 1082 948
Median daily rate £420 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 99 87
Median hourly rate £39.00 £39.69 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +58.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £60.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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
Winchester -8 2 £463 +15.62%
Gosport +17 1 £338 -15.62%
Basingstoke +2 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 10 (41.67%) Oracle
4 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 8 (33.33%) FindBugs
5 8 (33.33%) Apache Camel
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (33.33%) JIRA
5 8 (33.33%) Spring
5 8 (33.33%) Checkstyle
5 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (33.33%) JUnit
6 7 (29.17%) XML
6 7 (29.17%) JBoss
6 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
6 7 (29.17%) HTTP
6 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
6 7 (29.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 7 (29.17%) Subversion
6 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
6 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 7 (29.17%) Gradle
7 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
7 6 (25.00%) UML

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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
1 7 (29.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 7 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 6 (25.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Force.com
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) DVB
2 1 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 9 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 8 (33.33%) Checkstyle
3 8 (33.33%) FindBugs
3 8 (33.33%) JIRA
3 8 (33.33%) JUnit
4 7 (29.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (29.17%) Gradle
4 7 (29.17%) Subversion
5 5 (20.83%) Artifactory
5 5 (20.83%) HP UFT
5 5 (20.83%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.67%) JMeter
7 2 (8.33%) Flyway
7 2 (8.33%) Liquibase
8 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
8 1 (4.17%) Hudson
8 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
8 1 (4.17%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Tester
5 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Billing Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Java Applications Developer
8 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Service Management Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
1 8 (33.33%) Apache Camel
1 8 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (29.17%) Hibernate
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (12.50%) HTML
5 2 (8.33%) .NET
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 2 (8.33%) Java EE
5 2 (8.33%) JPA
5 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (4.17%) CSS
6 1 (4.17%) JSP
6 1 (4.17%) Spring Boot
6 1 (4.17%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Smart Meter
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
4 5 (20.83%) Waterfall
5 4 (16.67%) Change Control
5 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (12.50%) CRM
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Secure Coding
7 2 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 6 (25.00%) C#
3 5 (20.83%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.33%) C++
5 2 (8.33%) Groovy
5 2 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 4 (16.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Oracle
2 4 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.17%) Arqiva
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow