Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 167 137
Rank change year-on-year +42 -30 +7
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 31 5 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.89% 0.13% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.16% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 40
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +41.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £350 £283 £281
90th Percentile £488 £448 £356
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £320
% change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £43.00 -

Non-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 Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2805 3112 3711
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.17% 80.68% 83.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1689 2013 2313
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £250 £251 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £511
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +6.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 173 188
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £28.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +34.27% +11.00%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £57.50 £46.30
South East median hourly rate £23.14 £24.40 £24.12
% change year-on-year -5.16% +1.16% +37.83%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire

Non-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 Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Hampshire

Non-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 Non-Functional Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Havant - 6 £400 -
Andover - 5 £425 -
Basingstoke - 4 £222 - 1
Fareham - 3 £475 -
Southampton +3 2 £525 +23.53% 1
Hook - 2 £350 -
Winchester +14 1 £475 +90.00%
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Non-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 Non-Functional Testing.

1 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
1 13 (41.94%) Functional Testing
2 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Validation
3 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 9 (29.03%) QA
4 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
4 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
4 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (19.35%) Korn
6 6 (19.35%) Test Management
6 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
6 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
6 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
6 6 (19.35%) SAN
6 6 (19.35%) AIX
6 6 (19.35%) Solaris
6 6 (19.35%) IBM
6 6 (19.35%) Wireless
6 6 (19.35%) Oracle Clusterware
6 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria

Non-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 6 (19.35%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.45%) Apache Spark
2 2 (6.45%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.23%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Force.com
2 2 (6.45%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
1 6 (19.35%) Wireless
2 4 (12.90%) 4G
2 4 (12.90%) LTE
2 4 (12.90%) Wireshark
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
3 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.45%) HBase
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
1 4 (12.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.45%) HP UFT
2 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Ant
3 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 7 (22.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Salesforce Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Test Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Agile Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
7 1 (3.23%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Test Consultant
7 1 (3.23%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
1 5 (16.13%) Node.js
1 5 (16.13%) Visualforce
2 2 (6.45%) JSON
2 2 (6.45%) Kafka
2 2 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.45%) RESTful
2 2 (6.45%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (19.35%) AIX
3 6 (19.35%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 1 (3.23%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Functional Testing
1 13 (41.94%) Test Automation
2 10 (32.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (29.03%) Validation
4 8 (25.81%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.81%) Test Planning
4 8 (25.81%) Test Scripting
5 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (19.35%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (19.35%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Acceptance Criteria
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) ATDD
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (12.90%) Scrum
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Korn
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
2 5 (16.13%) Apex Code
2 5 (16.13%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.23%) IIBA
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Clusterware
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 2 (6.45%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli
1 6 (19.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (3.23%) Cobbler
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle
2 7 (22.58%) Red Hat
3 6 (19.35%) IBM
4 5 (16.13%) HP
4 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (9.68%) Motorola
6 1 (3.23%) EMC
6 1 (3.23%) Google
6 1 (3.23%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.23%) Splunk
6 1 (3.23%) VMware