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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 99 70 71
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 17 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.92% 2.62% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 3.22% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 19
Median daily rate £435 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £302 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £39.37 £40.00 £12.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% +212.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.76%
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
1448 1835 1590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.40% 81.59% 76.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 1127 924
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 78
Median hourly rate £45.00 £39.37 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.30% +21.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -4 6 £425 +37.09%
Gosport +19 2 £450 +25.00%
Fareham - 2 - - 1
Southampton +9 1 £325 -4.41%
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 26 (57.78%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) Oracle
3 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
5 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
6 16 (35.56%) C#
6 16 (35.56%) HP
6 16 (35.56%) HP UFT
6 16 (35.56%) LoadRunner
7 15 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) Selenium
7 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
8 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
8 13 (28.89%) HTML
8 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
9 12 (26.67%) CRM
9 12 (26.67%) VB
9 12 (26.67%) Migration
9 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (24.44%) ActiveMQ
10 11 (24.44%) Spring
10 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (24.44%) Checkstyle
10 11 (24.44%) JIRA
10 11 (24.44%) .NET
10 11 (24.44%) JUnit
10 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 11 (24.44%) SAN
10 11 (24.44%) Apache Camel

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 9 (20.00%) Apache
1 9 (20.00%) JBoss
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Maximo
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Force.com
2 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) SAN
2 8 (17.78%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) DNS
3 1 (2.22%) DVB
3 1 (2.22%) FCoE
3 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.22%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) HP UFT
1 16 (35.56%) LoadRunner
2 15 (33.33%) Selenium
3 13 (28.89%) Cucumber
4 11 (24.44%) Checkstyle
4 11 (24.44%) FindBugs
4 11 (24.44%) JIRA
4 11 (24.44%) JUnit
5 10 (22.22%) Gradle
5 10 (22.22%) Subversion
6 9 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (15.56%) Artifactory
8 5 (11.11%) JMeter
9 3 (6.67%) Flyway
9 3 (6.67%) Liquibase
10 2 (4.44%) CruiseControl
10 2 (4.44%) Hudson
10 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.44%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (2.22%) Billing
1 1 (2.22%) Electronics
1 1 (2.22%) Military
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 10 (22.22%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Tester
5 4 (8.89%) SOA Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Implementation Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Tester
8 1 (2.22%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) HTML
2 11 (24.44%) .NET
2 11 (24.44%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (24.44%) Apache Camel
2 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
2 11 (24.44%) Spring
3 10 (22.22%) Hibernate
3 10 (22.22%) JSP
3 10 (22.22%) XML
4 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (20.00%) NHibernate
5 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
5 3 (6.67%) Java EE
5 3 (6.67%) JPA
5 3 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) WebCenter
7 1 (2.22%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.22%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) PKI
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) AIX
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (26.67%) CRM
1 12 (26.67%) Migration
2 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Software Testing
4 8 (17.78%) Waterfall
5 7 (15.56%) UML
6 6 (13.33%) Scrum
6 6 (13.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Change Control
7 5 (11.11%) ITIL
7 5 (11.11%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Project Management
8 4 (8.89%) SOA
9 3 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (57.78%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C#
3 15 (33.33%) SQL
4 13 (28.89%) JavaScript
5 12 (26.67%) VB
6 3 (6.67%) Apex Code
6 3 (6.67%) Groovy
7 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.22%) C++
8 1 (2.22%) Python
8 1 (2.22%) R
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
8 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 19 (42.22%) SC Cleared
3 17 (37.78%) ISTQB
4 15 (33.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (22.22%) CCNA
5 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.44%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.44%) ISEB
8 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (46.67%) Oracle
2 16 (35.56%) HP
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.22%) IBM
6 1 (2.22%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.22%) Veritas