Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 20 July 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 132 130
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -43
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 32 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.86% 1.17% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.46% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 23
Hampshire median daily rate £413 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £263
90th Percentile £438 £493 £488
South East median daily rate £350 £380 £330
% change year-on-year -7.89% +15.15% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £26.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.48% -25.00% -
10th Percentile £45.50 £17.13 £26.60
90th Percentile £53.50 £36.38 £41.38
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +100.00% -35.71% +70.73%

Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3028 3414 3643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.46% 79.90% 82.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 2238 2250
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £260 £263 £258
90th Percentile £539 £527 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 164 171
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.92% +66.45% -29.75%
10th Percentile £11.81 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £55.35 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11% +4.65%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Hampshire

Functional 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 Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover - 9 £425 -
Basingstoke -11 5 £312 -10.86%
Fareham - 5 £325 - 1
Southampton +11 4 £406 +32.01%
Portsmouth -3 4 - -
Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 18 (56.25%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
7 9 (28.13%) Force.com
7 9 (28.13%) Visualforce
7 9 (28.13%) Apex Code
7 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
7 9 (28.13%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (25.00%) ISEB
8 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 8 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
9 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
9 7 (21.88%) Node.js
9 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
10 6 (18.75%) Java
10 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
10 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.75%) DevOps
11 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (15.63%) Coaching
11 5 (15.63%) User Experience
11 5 (15.63%) Oracle
11 5 (15.63%) Middleware
11 5 (15.63%) Selenium
11 5 (15.63%) JIRA

Functional Testing
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) VPN
1 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) JIRA
1 5 (15.63%) Selenium
2 4 (12.50%) HP UFT
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) SilkTest
4 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
4 1 (3.13%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (3.13%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (3.13%) Robot Framework
General
1 4 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 4 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
2 1 (3.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Analyst
1 9 (28.13%) Developer
1 9 (28.13%) Salesforce Developer
2 8 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Scrum Master
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) Visualforce
2 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
2 7 (21.88%) Node.js
3 5 (15.63%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) .NET
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Non-Functional Testing
2 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
4 12 (37.50%) Regression Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Test Strategy
6 8 (25.00%) Smoke Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 6 (18.75%) DevOps
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Coaching
9 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (12.50%) Migration
10 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (12.50%) User Stories
11 3 (9.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Apex Code
2 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
5 3 (9.38%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) ISEB
3 8 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) IIBA
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 4 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) JD Edwards
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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