Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 124 168
Rank change year-on-year -25 +44 -31
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 27 31 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.74% 0.89% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.08% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 3
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £358 £350 £283
90th Percentile £526 £488 £448
South East median daily rate £480 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +20.00% +0.31% +24.61%
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 3,070 2,866 3,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 84.04% 82.52% 82.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,842 1,718 2,036
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £242 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 124 181
Hampshire median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +11.11% +44.43%
10th Percentile £12.23 £12.24 £12.08
90th Percentile £55.00 £47.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £27.00 £22.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +21.35% -1.11% -1.45%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Southampton -14 5 £400 -23.81% 2
Farnborough -9 4 £375 -6.25%
Andover -11 2 £363 -14.71%
Havant -12 1 - - 1
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) BDD
4 13 (48.15%) Java
5 12 (44.44%) DevOps
6 11 (40.74%) Selenium
6 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
7 10 (37.04%) ATDD
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 9 (33.33%) HBase
8 9 (33.33%) HDFS
8 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
9 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (25.93%) GitHub
10 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
11 6 (22.22%) Unix
11 6 (22.22%) C#
11 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
11 6 (22.22%) Scrum
11 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (22.22%) JBehave
12 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
12 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
12 5 (18.52%) PaaS
12 5 (18.52%) RESTful

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 9 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) GitHub
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (18.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) PuTTY
2 2 (7.41%) WinSCP
3 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 9 (33.33%) HBase
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Selenium
2 10 (37.04%) Cucumber
3 7 (25.93%) SpecFlow
4 6 (22.22%) JBehave
5 5 (18.52%) LoadRunner
6 4 (14.81%) JMeter
6 4 (14.81%) MSTest
6 4 (14.81%) NUnit
6 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
7 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (11.11%) Jasmine
7 3 (11.11%) Protractor
7 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
8 2 (7.41%) Toad
9 1 (3.70%) JIRA
9 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Test Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Senior Automation Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Test Manager
3 5 (18.52%) Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Java Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
7 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Security Test Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) JSON
1 5 (18.52%) Kafka
1 5 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
1 5 (18.52%) RESTful
1 5 (18.52%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) React
3 3 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 3 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Core
4 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.70%) GraphQL
4 1 (3.70%) Jest
4 1 (3.70%) Middleware
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Unix
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) AIX
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Test Automation
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (51.85%) BDD
4 12 (44.44%) DevOps
5 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (37.04%) ATDD
7 9 (33.33%) Test Strategy
8 8 (29.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (22.22%) Functional Testing
9 6 (22.22%) Scrum
10 5 (18.52%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (18.52%) Performance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Test Planning
11 4 (14.81%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (14.81%) Scenario Testing
11 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.81%) TDD
12 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
12 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) F#
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) HDFS
2 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) HP ALM
2 1 (3.70%) nmon
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) ArcSight
1 3 (11.11%) HP
1 3 (11.11%) IBM
1 3 (11.11%) McAfee
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle
1 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
2 2 (7.41%) Software AG
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) webMethods