Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 128 175
Rank change year-on-year -23 +47 -34
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 26 39 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.68% 1.04% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.26% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 6
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £321 £316 £289
90th Percentile £525 £453 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +16.67%
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 3,154 3,085 3,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 82.80% 82.31% 81.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,832 1,838 2,267
Hampshire median daily rate £427 £401 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.49% +2.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £288 £259 £263
90th Percentile £575 £546 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 182 172
Hampshire median hourly rate £33.14 £33.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.42% -12.00% +74.42%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.66 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.63 £56.63
South East median hourly rate £25.12 £19.90 £23.75
% change year-on-year +26.23% -16.21% +10.21%

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 22 July 2018.

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 22 July 2018. 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
Farnborough -13 8 £450 +12.50%
Andover -11 2 £363 -14.71%
Fareham -1 1 £300 -
Southampton -6 1 £475 +18.75% 2
Winchester -8 1 £325 -31.58%
Hook - 1 £400 -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) BDD
4 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) Java
5 12 (46.15%) Linux
5 12 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (46.15%) ATDD
6 11 (42.31%) HBase
6 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
6 11 (42.31%) HDFS
6 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
7 10 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (38.46%) Selenium
8 8 (30.77%) TDD
8 8 (30.77%) Scrum
9 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
9 7 (26.92%) JSON
9 7 (26.92%) HTTP
9 7 (26.92%) XML
9 7 (26.92%) Unix
9 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
9 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
9 7 (26.92%) Kafka
9 7 (26.92%) RESTful
9 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
9 7 (26.92%) PaaS
9 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ

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 11 (42.31%) Apache Spark
2 7 (26.92%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) PaaS
2 5 (19.23%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) HTTP
2 2 (7.69%) PuTTY
2 2 (7.69%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (42.31%) Hadoop
1 11 (42.31%) HBase
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 10 (38.46%) Selenium
3 7 (26.92%) Git (software)
4 4 (15.38%) JBehave
4 4 (15.38%) LoadRunner
4 4 (15.38%) SpecFlow
5 3 (11.54%) Jasmine
5 3 (11.54%) JIRA
5 3 (11.54%) Protractor
5 3 (11.54%) SoapUI
5 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
6 2 (7.69%) JMeter
6 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (7.69%) Toad
7 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.85%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (3.85%) NeoLoad
7 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Automation Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Senior Automation Engineer
1 6 (23.08%) Tester
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Developer in Test
4 3 (11.54%) Automation Tester
4 3 (11.54%) Test Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Non-Functional Tester
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) JSON
1 7 (26.92%) Kafka
1 7 (26.92%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (26.92%) RESTful
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 2 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (3.85%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (46.15%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Unix
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
5 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (84.62%) Test Automation
2 16 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (57.69%) BDD
4 14 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (53.85%) DevOps
5 12 (46.15%) ATDD
5 12 (46.15%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
6 8 (30.77%) TDD
7 7 (26.92%) Acceptance Criteria
7 7 (26.92%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (26.92%) Test Planning
7 7 (26.92%) Test Strategy
8 6 (23.08%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (19.23%) Performance Testing
10 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
11 3 (11.54%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (11.54%) Security Testing
11 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) C#
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 2 (7.69%) F#
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) ISTQB
2 4 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (7.69%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) HDFS
2 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) ArcSight
1 3 (11.54%) IBM
1 3 (11.54%) McAfee
1 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
2 2 (7.69%) HP
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.69%) Software AG
2 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 2 (7.69%) webMethods
3 1 (3.85%) Capita