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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 86 112 80
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -32
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 32 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.70% 0.55% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 0.70% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 11
Average daily rate £375 £325 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £333 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 £25.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+130.00% -33.33%
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
1487 1568 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.18% 78.20% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 851 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 60
Average hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.51 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Winchester +2 17 £400 - 1
Fareham - 4 - -
Hook - 3 £160 -
Basingstoke +1 1 £300 -7.69%
Portsmouth - 1 £200 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 50 (51.55%) Oracle
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.42%) HP
3 41 (42.27%) Test Automation
4 38 (39.18%) Selenium
5 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
6 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
6 34 (35.05%) Cucumber
7 32 (32.99%) HP UFT
8 31 (31.96%) Java
9 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
10 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
10 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (26.80%) JIRA
11 25 (25.77%) Waterfall
12 23 (23.71%) Non-Functional Testing
12 23 (23.71%) .NET
13 22 (22.68%) Scrum
13 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
14 21 (21.65%) BDD
14 21 (21.65%) ISTQB
14 21 (21.65%) SQL
14 21 (21.65%) VB
14 21 (21.65%) JUnit
14 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
15 19 (19.59%) Subversion
15 19 (19.59%) Unit Testing
15 19 (19.59%) Test Management
15 19 (19.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 18 (18.56%) Test Strategy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (16.49%) JBoss
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.03%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.09%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.06%) SAP Retail
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.03%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) FCoE
2 1 (1.03%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.03%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) Oracle Reports
2 13 (13.40%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (11.34%) Oracle Database
4 7 (7.22%) SQL Server
5 5 (5.15%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.12%) Informix
7 2 (2.06%) MySQL
7 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Selenium
2 34 (35.05%) Cucumber
3 32 (32.99%) HP UFT
4 26 (26.80%) JIRA
5 21 (21.65%) JUnit
6 19 (19.59%) Subversion
7 16 (16.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 15 (15.46%) Checkstyle
8 15 (15.46%) FindBugs
8 15 (15.46%) Gradle
9 14 (14.43%) WebDriver
10 13 (13.40%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (12.37%) Artifactory
11 12 (12.37%) SoapUI
12 8 (8.25%) Oracle APEX
13 6 (6.19%) SpecFlow
14 5 (5.15%) TestComplete
14 5 (5.15%) WATIR
15 1 (1.03%) Jenkins
15 1 (1.03%) MSTest
General
1 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.12%) Billing
2 4 (4.12%) Finance
3 3 (3.09%) Back Office
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Front Office
3 3 (3.09%) Military
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
1 31 (31.96%) Test Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Developer
2 17 (17.53%) Tester
3 13 (13.40%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Automation Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Automation Tester
4 9 (9.28%) Test Consultant
5 7 (7.22%) Automation Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Test Automation Specialist
5 7 (7.22%) Test Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (6.19%) Integration Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Integration Test Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.12%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Automation Tester
7 4 (4.12%) Senior Penetration Tester
7 4 (4.12%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) ActiveMQ
2 16 (16.49%) Apache Camel
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
2 16 (16.49%) Spring
3 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
4 11 (11.34%) Entity Framework
4 11 (11.34%) Hibernate
4 11 (11.34%) NHibernate
4 11 (11.34%) XML
5 6 (6.19%) Web Services
6 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.06%) CSS
7 2 (2.06%) Java SE
8 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.03%) HTML5
8 1 (1.03%) J2EE
8 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.09%) Smart Meter
2 3 (3.09%) Statistics
3 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.43%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 5 (5.15%) Unix
4 2 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (42.27%) Test Automation
3 28 (28.87%) Software Testing
4 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (26.80%) Test Scripting
5 25 (25.77%) Waterfall
6 23 (23.71%) Non-Functional Testing
7 22 (22.68%) Mentoring
7 22 (22.68%) Scrum
8 21 (21.65%) BDD
9 19 (19.59%) Test Management
9 19 (19.59%) Unit Testing
10 18 (18.56%) Test Strategy
11 16 (16.49%) Regression Testing
12 15 (15.46%) Integration Testing
12 15 (15.46%) Project Management
12 15 (15.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 13 (13.40%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (13.40%) UML
14 12 (12.37%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.96%) Java
2 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 21 (21.65%) VB
3 18 (18.56%) C#
4 17 (17.53%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.19%) C++
5 6 (6.19%) F#
5 6 (6.19%) VBScript
6 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.09%) PHP
8 1 (1.03%) C
8 1 (1.03%) Perl
8 1 (1.03%) Python
8 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 37 (38.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (35.05%) SC Cleared
3 21 (21.65%) ISTQB
4 19 (19.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 13 (13.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 12 (12.37%) ISEB
7 10 (10.31%) DV Cleared
7 10 (10.31%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (3.09%) Degree
9 2 (2.06%) OCA
9 2 (2.06%) OCAJ
9 2 (2.06%) OCP
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 50 (51.55%) Oracle
2 46 (47.42%) HP
3 21 (21.65%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.15%) Telerik
5 4 (4.12%) Remedy
5 4 (4.12%) Sybase
6 3 (3.09%) PeopleSoft
6 3 (3.09%) VMware
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
8 1 (1.03%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.03%) Huawei
8 1 (1.03%) JDA
8 1 (1.03%) Nokia
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.03%) TIBCO
Southampton, Hampshire
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