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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 101 90 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +22
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 11 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.61% 1.32% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 1.64% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 3
Median daily rate £350 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £60.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-75.00% +65.51%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +67.85%

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
1454 1590 1689
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.02% 80.47% 80.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1061 938
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £532
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 64 73
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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
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 28 February 2017. 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 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
Fareham -7 5 £325 -
Basingstoke +11 4 £314 -3.38%
Southampton +7 1 £400 +26.98% 1
Hook -4 1 £375 +134.37%
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 7 (43.75%) JIRA
4 7 (43.75%) Selenium
4 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
6 5 (31.25%) SQL
6 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
6 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (31.25%) User Experience
6 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Middleware
8 3 (18.75%) Unix
8 3 (18.75%) Validation
8 3 (18.75%) Retail

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 2 (12.50%) JBoss
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) JIRA
1 7 (43.75%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
3 4 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
4 3 (18.75%) SilkTest
5 2 (12.50%) Artifactory
5 2 (12.50%) Checkstyle
5 2 (12.50%) FindBugs
5 2 (12.50%) Gradle
5 2 (12.50%) JUnit
5 2 (12.50%) Robot Framework
5 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (31.25%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
1 7 (43.75%) Test Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Regression Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Camel
2 2 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 2 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 2 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) Spring
2 2 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Unix
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (18.75%) DevOps
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) Virtual Environments
8 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
8 2 (12.50%) UML
8 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 1 (6.25%) CRM
9 1 (6.25%) E-business
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 10 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) ISTQB
4 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) HP
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
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