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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 88 82 69
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 28 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.44% 1.74% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 2.09% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 16
Median daily rate £450 £325 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £465 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £26.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
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
1517 1769 1608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 83.05% 77.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1145 927
Median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 87 75
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.30 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 - 10 £450 -
Winchester -4 6 £450 +44.00%
Basingstoke -7 4 - - 2
Portsmouth - 2 £290 -
Southampton +10 1 £301 +0.16%
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 24 (46.15%) Java
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle
2 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
3 21 (40.38%) HP
4 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
5 17 (32.69%) HP UFT
6 16 (30.77%) LoadRunner
6 16 (30.77%) SQL
7 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
7 15 (28.85%) JIRA
7 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
8 13 (25.00%) Selenium
8 13 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (23.08%) Migration
9 12 (23.08%) Subversion
9 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
9 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
9 12 (23.08%) C#
9 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 11 (21.15%) Apache Camel
10 11 (21.15%) NHibernate
10 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
10 11 (21.15%) Gradle
10 11 (21.15%) HTML
10 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
10 11 (21.15%) VB
10 11 (21.15%) .NET
10 11 (21.15%) JUnit

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 10 (19.23%) JBoss
2 8 (15.38%) Apache
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.92%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) Maximo
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.92%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Force.com
1 1 (1.92%) SaaS
1 1 (1.92%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) SAN
2 8 (15.38%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) DVB
3 1 (1.92%) FCoE
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.92%) Informix
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (32.69%) HP UFT
2 16 (30.77%) LoadRunner
3 15 (28.85%) Cucumber
3 15 (28.85%) JIRA
4 13 (25.00%) Selenium
5 12 (23.08%) Subversion
6 11 (21.15%) Gradle
6 11 (21.15%) JUnit
7 10 (19.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 10 (19.23%) Checkstyle
7 10 (19.23%) FindBugs
8 9 (17.31%) Artifactory
9 2 (3.85%) JMeter
9 2 (3.85%) RubyMine
9 2 (3.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
10 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
10 1 (1.92%) Liquibase
10 1 (1.92%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
General
1 4 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
1 15 (28.85%) Test Analyst
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) SOA Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Tester
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Billing Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Specialist
8 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Architect
8 1 (1.92%) SOA Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Telecoms Billing Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Telecoms Test Analyst
8 1 (1.92%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.15%) .NET
1 11 (21.15%) ActiveMQ
1 11 (21.15%) Apache Camel
1 11 (21.15%) Entity Framework
1 11 (21.15%) Hibernate
1 11 (21.15%) HTML
1 11 (21.15%) NHibernate
1 11 (21.15%) Spring
1 11 (21.15%) XML
2 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 9 (17.31%) JSP
4 1 (1.92%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.92%) Java EE
4 1 (1.92%) Middleware
4 1 (1.92%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.92%) REST
4 1 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.85%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
2 12 (23.08%) Software Testing
2 12 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 11 (21.15%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (19.23%) CRM
4 10 (19.23%) Waterfall
5 9 (17.31%) Non-Functional Testing
5 9 (17.31%) SOA
6 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 7 (13.46%) Software Engineering
8 6 (11.54%) Change Control
8 6 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
8 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.54%) Test Management
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (9.62%) Defect Management
9 5 (9.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 16 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) C#
4 11 (21.15%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.15%) VB
5 2 (3.85%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.92%) Groovy
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) R
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
3 15 (28.85%) ISTQB
4 12 (23.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (17.31%) CCNA
5 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
6 3 (5.77%) ISEB
7 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (11.54%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (46.15%) Oracle
2 21 (40.38%) HP
3 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 4 (7.69%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Cisco
6 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.92%) Arqiva
7 1 (1.92%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Pega
7 1 (1.92%) Rally
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.92%) Remedy
7 1 (1.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Sybase
7 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas