Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Functional Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 42 51
Rank change year-on-year -26 +9 -7
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.15% 0.26% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.34% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Basingstoke median daily rate - - £296
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -27.78% +28.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate £18.04 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.27 £45.94 £40.00
% change year-on-year -23.22% +14.84% +212.01%

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 574 291 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 85.54% 75.00% 84.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 167 263
Basingstoke median daily rate £390 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.29% -6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £188
90th Percentile £536 £475 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 23
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £14.50 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.59% -8.08% -2.92%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.55
90th Percentile £41.01 £31.35 £31.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Basingstoke

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Testing in Basingstoke.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) DVB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DVB
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting