The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 Software Testing over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 94 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 17 24 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.95% 1.27% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.60% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 21
Median daily rate £375 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-38.27% +15.71%

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
1411 1504 1678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.74% 79.79% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 987 923
Median daily rate £425 £375 £379
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 62 74
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 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Testing across the Hampshire region.

Software Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Software Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Software Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Testing across the Hampshire region.

Software Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Software 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 Software Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 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
Andover - 5 £388 -
Basingstoke +10 2 £325 - 4
Havant - 2 - -
Winchester -6 1 £263 -34.37%
Farnborough - 1 £375 -
Eastleigh - 1 £438 -
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 Software Testing.

1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
3 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
3 24 (55.81%) Selenium
4 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
4 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 22 (51.16%) F#
5 22 (51.16%) C#
5 22 (51.16%) Oracle
6 21 (48.84%) Scrum
7 20 (46.51%) SpecFlow
7 20 (46.51%) Defect Tracking
8 19 (44.19%) Regression Testing
9 18 (41.86%) User Stories
10 17 (39.53%) Migration
10 17 (39.53%) Oracle Applications
11 15 (34.88%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (32.56%) C++
13 12 (27.91%) HP
14 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
14 11 (25.58%) VBScript
14 11 (25.58%) .NET
14 11 (25.58%) BDD
15 8 (18.60%) JIRA
16 7 (16.28%) Finance
16 7 (16.28%) SQL
16 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
17 6 (13.95%) XML
18 5 (11.63%) Web Development
18 5 (11.63%) Degree

Software 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Confluence
3 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.65%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (55.81%) Selenium
2 23 (53.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (46.51%) SpecFlow
4 11 (25.58%) HP UFT
5 8 (18.60%) JIRA
6 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
7 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
7 3 (6.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (6.98%) Checkstyle
7 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
7 3 (6.98%) FindBugs
7 3 (6.98%) Gradle
7 3 (6.98%) JUnit
7 3 (6.98%) Subversion
8 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.33%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (2.33%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Electronics
2 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 3 (6.98%) Military
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Tester
2 15 (34.88%) Automation Tester
3 11 (25.58%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Logistics Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (6.98%) Apache Camel
3 3 (6.98%) ATL
3 3 (6.98%) Entity Framework
3 3 (6.98%) Hibernate
3 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
3 3 (6.98%) Qt
3 3 (6.98%) Spring
3 3 (6.98%) STL
3 3 (6.98%) Web Services
4 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.65%) CSS3
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
4 2 (4.65%) OpenID
4 2 (4.65%) React
4 2 (4.65%) RESTful
4 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.98%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.98%) Client/Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Test Scripting
3 21 (48.84%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) Defect Tracking
5 19 (44.19%) Regression Testing
6 18 (41.86%) User Stories
7 17 (39.53%) Migration
8 11 (25.58%) BDD
9 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.63%) Web Development
11 4 (9.30%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
11 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.98%) Change Control
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
12 3 (6.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
1 22 (51.16%) F#
2 14 (32.56%) C++
3 11 (25.58%) VBScript
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) C
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) Ruby
8 2 (4.65%) Python
8 2 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (60.47%) Security Cleared
2 23 (53.49%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
5 3 (6.98%) ISEB
6 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.33%) MCITP
6 1 (2.33%) MCSA
6 1 (2.33%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) MCTS
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Docker
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) Oracle
2 12 (27.91%) HP
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) Google
6 1 (2.33%) Arqiva
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago