Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 6 months to 24 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.

Software Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 -
Contract jobs citing Software Testing 3 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.45% 0.26% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.35% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Basingstoke median daily rate - - £325
Hampshire median daily rate £280 £350 £348
% change year-on-year -20.00% +0.72% +1.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £48.31 £45.00 £39.69
% change year-on-year +7.35% +13.39% +13.39%

Software 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 576 289 433
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 85.59% 75.85% 84.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 167 267
Basingstoke median daily rate £389 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.14% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £200 £162 £185
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 16 23
Basingstoke median hourly rate £23.14 £13.88 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.77% -12.04% -2.92%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.55
90th Percentile £41.01 £31.75 £31.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Testing in Basingstoke

Software Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing

Software 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA
1 1 (33.33%) MISRA C
1 1 (33.33%) QA