The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Hampshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South East / Hampshire
Rank 86 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs requiring a Tester 20 22 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.19% 1.18% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.24% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 18
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-58.82% +49.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1552 1772 1837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 92.11% 94.96% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 972 1122 1001
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £511 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 97 121
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +11.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Hampshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Tester across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Tester Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Tester
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 Tester within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 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 -1 4 £425 +25.92% 2
Basingstoke +5 3 £413 +26.92% 3
Southampton +8 2 - - 1
Winchester - 2 £261 - 1
Portsmouth 0 1 - - 3
Farnborough - 1 £375 - 1
Tester
South East

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 32 (45.71%) Test Scripting
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (35.71%) Selenium
3 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
4 22 (31.43%) Oracle
5 21 (30.00%) C#
5 21 (30.00%) Regression Testing
5 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 20 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
6 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 19 (27.14%) SpecFlow
7 19 (27.14%) F#
8 18 (25.71%) HP
9 17 (24.29%) Oracle Reports
9 17 (24.29%) Scrum
10 16 (22.86%) Finance
10 16 (22.86%) Oracle Applications
10 16 (22.86%) User Stories
11 15 (21.43%) Migration
12 13 (18.57%) HP UFT
12 13 (18.57%) C++
12 13 (18.57%) SQL
12 13 (18.57%) VBScript
12 13 (18.57%) Java
12 13 (18.57%) JIRA
13 12 (17.14%) .NET
14 11 (15.71%) Linux
14 11 (15.71%) BDD
15 10 (14.29%) System Integration Testing

Tester Skill Set
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 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (22.86%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) WAN
2 2 (2.86%) Network Security
3 1 (1.43%) DVB
3 1 (1.43%) Firewall
3 1 (1.43%) Internet
3 1 (1.43%) LAN
3 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.43%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.43%) DB2
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (35.71%) Selenium
2 21 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (27.14%) SpecFlow
4 13 (18.57%) HP UFT
4 13 (18.57%) JIRA
5 7 (10.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.86%) JMeter
8 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (2.86%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (2.86%) Subversion
8 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.43%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
9 1 (1.43%) Rational Functional Tester
9 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (22.86%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Electronics
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.29%) Smart Energy
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Cryptography
3 2 (2.86%) RIA
4 1 (1.43%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) Linux
2 6 (8.57%) Unix
3 5 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (1.43%) AIX
4 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Test Scripting
2 28 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 20 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 17 (24.29%) Scrum
6 16 (22.86%) User Stories
7 15 (21.43%) Migration
8 11 (15.71%) BDD
9 10 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
10 9 (12.86%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Security Testing
12 6 (8.57%) Test Strategy
13 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (5.71%) Functional Testing
14 4 (5.71%) Programme Management
14 4 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) C#
2 19 (27.14%) F#
3 13 (18.57%) C++
3 13 (18.57%) Java
3 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 13 (18.57%) VBScript
4 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.14%) Python
6 4 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.86%) Ruby
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) PHP
8 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.43%) Scala
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) ISTQB
4 6 (8.57%) ISEB
5 5 (7.14%) CEH
5 5 (7.14%) CISSP
5 5 (7.14%) CREST Certified
6 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (4.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.86%) DBS Check
8 2 (2.86%) MCITP
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (1.43%) Degree
9 1 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Firmware
2 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (31.43%) Oracle
2 18 (25.71%) HP
3 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.71%) SAP
5 3 (4.29%) VMware
6 2 (2.86%) Cisco
6 2 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix
7 1 (1.43%) Progress
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