Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 126 166 129
Rank change year-on-year +40 -37 +21
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 34 4 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.95% 0.11% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.13% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 36
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -6.98%
10th Percentile £345 £270 £263
90th Percentile £488 £430 £384
South East median daily rate £413 £395 £330
% change year-on-year +4.43% +19.70% +1.54%
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 2869 2989 3596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 80.27% 80.22% 82.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1729 1927 2229
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.26%
10th Percentile £249 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 150 192
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.25 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.38% +19.20% +38.89%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.05
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.63 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £24.02 £25.25 £27.25
% change year-on-year -4.87% -7.34% +55.71%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 - 8 £400 -
Andover - 5 £425 -
Fareham - 5 £413 -
Basingstoke - 4 £222 -
Hook - 2 £350 -
Southampton - 2 £525 -
Winchester +5 1 £475 +90.00%
Farnborough - 1 £400 -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (44.12%) Linux
3 14 (41.18%) Oracle
4 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
4 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (32.35%) Validation
5 11 (32.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (26.47%) QA
7 9 (26.47%) Selenium
7 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
7 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
8 8 (23.53%) Oracle Clusterware
8 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
8 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
8 8 (23.53%) Java
8 8 (23.53%) AIX
8 8 (23.53%) Solaris
8 8 (23.53%) IBM
8 8 (23.53%) HP
8 8 (23.53%) SAN
8 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
8 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
8 8 (23.53%) Korn
9 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
9 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting

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 8 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.88%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Force.com
2 2 (5.88%) PaaS
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) SAN
2 6 (17.65%) Wireless
3 3 (8.82%) 4G
3 3 (8.82%) LTE
3 3 (8.82%) PuTTY
3 3 (8.82%) WinSCP
3 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
4 2 (5.88%) DHCP
4 2 (5.88%) DNS
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) HBase
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) HP UFT
3 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
4 4 (11.76%) Ant
4 4 (11.76%) JIRA
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
5 3 (8.82%) LoadRunner
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (8.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.82%) TestNG
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.94%) Maven
General
1 6 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Manager
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Developer in Test
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Salesforce Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.88%) Gherkin
3 2 (5.88%) JSON
3 2 (5.88%) Kafka
3 2 (5.88%) Node.js
3 2 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) Swagger
3 2 (5.88%) Visualforce
3 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 15 (44.12%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) AIX
3 8 (23.53%) Solaris
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
4 3 (8.82%) Windows
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) CentOS
5 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (32.35%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Validation
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (26.47%) Functional Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (23.53%) Test Planning
6 7 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Acceptance Criteria
7 5 (14.71%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (14.71%) DevOps
7 5 (14.71%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (11.76%) Test Strategy
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Java
1 8 (23.53%) Korn
1 8 (23.53%) Shell Script
2 3 (8.82%) F#
3 2 (5.88%) Apex Code
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 4 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.94%) CCNA
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.94%) IIBA
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB
6 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (23.53%) Oracle Clusterware
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (8.82%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli
1 8 (23.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.94%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 8 (23.53%) HP
3 8 (23.53%) IBM
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
5 3 (8.82%) Motorola
5 3 (8.82%) Software AG
5 3 (8.82%) webMethods
6 2 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.94%) EMC
7 1 (2.94%) Google
7 1 (2.94%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.94%) Splunk