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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South East / Hampshire
Rank 89 100 92
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 20 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.16% 1.31% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.60% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 16
Median daily rate £375 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £238 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £348
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -6.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £29.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+46.55% -17.14%

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
1335 1496 1561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.26% 81.53% 78.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 944 860
Median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 76 71
Median hourly rate £36.50 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.15% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £11.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 - 6 £400 - 1
Portsmouth -2 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £369 -
Southampton +4 1 £450 +50.00% 5
Winchester -11 1 £263 -34.37%
Eastleigh - 1 £438 - 2
Fareham - 1 - - 2
Software Testing
South East

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Scripting
3 28 (63.64%) Selenium
4 27 (61.36%) F#
5 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
5 26 (59.09%) Scrum
5 26 (59.09%) C#
5 26 (59.09%) Oracle
6 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
6 25 (56.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (56.82%) SpecFlow
6 25 (56.82%) Defect Tracking
7 24 (54.55%) Regression Testing
8 22 (50.00%) User Stories
9 20 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
10 19 (43.18%) Oracle Reports
10 19 (43.18%) Migration
11 16 (36.36%) BDD
11 16 (36.36%) .NET
12 13 (29.55%) C++
13 12 (27.27%) HP
14 11 (25.00%) HP UFT
14 11 (25.00%) VBScript
15 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
16 8 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
17 6 (13.64%) SQL
17 6 (13.64%) XML
17 6 (13.64%) JIRA
18 5 (11.36%) Web Development
18 5 (11.36%) Finance

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 3 (6.82%) JBoss
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (6.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.55%) Apache
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (45.45%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (6.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (2.27%) SAP FS
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.55%) Google App Engine
1 2 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 2 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.27%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) Selenium
2 25 (56.82%) SpecFlow
2 25 (56.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (13.64%) JIRA
5 4 (9.09%) Jasmine
6 3 (6.82%) Artifactory
6 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.82%) Checkstyle
6 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.82%) FindBugs
6 3 (6.82%) Gradle
6 3 (6.82%) JUnit
6 3 (6.82%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (6.82%) Subversion
7 2 (4.55%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.27%) StarTeam
8 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
2 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Tester
2 18 (40.91%) Automation Tester
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.27%) IT Manager
8 1 (2.27%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (36.36%) .NET
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Web Services
4 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (6.82%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.82%) ATL
4 3 (6.82%) Entity Framework
4 3 (6.82%) Hibernate
4 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
4 3 (6.82%) Qt
4 3 (6.82%) Spring
4 3 (6.82%) STL
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) Aurelia
5 2 (4.55%) CSS3
5 2 (4.55%) gRPC
5 2 (4.55%) HTML5
5 2 (4.55%) OpenID
5 2 (4.55%) React
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Algorithms
1 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
1 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.27%) Clustering
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Linux
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) AIX
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (68.18%) Test Scripting
3 26 (59.09%) Scrum
4 25 (56.82%) Defect Tracking
5 24 (54.55%) Regression Testing
6 22 (50.00%) User Stories
7 19 (43.18%) Migration
8 16 (36.36%) BDD
9 10 (22.73%) Test Strategy
10 8 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (11.36%) Web Development
12 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
12 4 (9.09%) Functional Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Change Control
13 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (6.82%) ITIL V3
13 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
13 3 (6.82%) Open Source
13 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
13 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) F#
2 26 (59.09%) C#
3 13 (29.55%) C++
4 11 (25.00%) VBScript
5 6 (13.64%) SQL
6 5 (11.36%) Java
6 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.09%) C
8 2 (4.55%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 2 (4.55%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.27%) Ada
9 1 (2.27%) Ada 95
9 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 25 (56.82%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.82%) ISEB
5 2 (4.55%) DBS Check
5 2 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.27%) MCITP
6 1 (2.27%) MCSA
6 1 (2.27%) MCSE
6 1 (2.27%) MCTS
6 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) SDET
3 1 (2.27%) Def Stans
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
Vendors
1 26 (59.09%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) HP
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) Google
5 1 (2.27%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.27%) Veritas
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