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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 113 102
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 12 4 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.67% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.25% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 12
Median daily rate £425 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.42% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £103.25

Non-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 1455 1611 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.19% 80.15% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1026 1158
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 92
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Andover - 8 £425 - 1
Southampton +1 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 13 (40.63%) Oracle
4 12 (37.50%) Linux
5 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
6 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) Migration
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
7 9 (28.13%) SQL
7 9 (28.13%) ISEB
7 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
7 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (25.00%) VMware
8 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 8 (25.00%) Force.com
8 8 (25.00%) Visualforce
8 8 (25.00%) Apex Code
9 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
9 7 (21.88%) Test Management
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle RAC
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
10 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
10 6 (18.75%) PuTTY
10 6 (18.75%) WinSCP
10 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking

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 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.38%) JBoss
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.00%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) PuTTY
1 6 (18.75%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.13%) 4G
2 1 (3.13%) LTE
2 1 (3.13%) SAN
2 1 (3.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle BI EE
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
4 4 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.13%) MySQL
5 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (18.75%) TeamCity
2 6 (18.75%) Toad
3 3 (9.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (9.38%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
3 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 3 (9.38%) SilkTest
4 2 (6.25%) JIRA
4 2 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Salesforce Developer
1 8 (25.00%) Tester
2 5 (15.63%) Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Test Manager
3 4 (12.50%) Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Specialist
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared DBA
4 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
4 2 (6.25%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Linux Support
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Visualforce
2 6 (18.75%) AngularJS
2 6 (18.75%) Node.js
3 4 (12.50%) Middleware
4 2 (6.25%) Web Services
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Clustering
1 1 (3.13%) HACMP
1 1 (3.13%) Smart Meter
1 1 (3.13%) User Experience
1 1 (3.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Linux
2 9 (28.13%) Windows
3 5 (15.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (12.50%) Unix
5 2 (6.25%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Solaris
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (40.63%) Test Automation
3 11 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (28.13%) Migration
5 9 (28.13%) Scenario Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Test Management
7 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
8 6 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (18.75%) ETL
8 6 (18.75%) Service Management
9 4 (12.50%) Coaching
9 4 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 4 (12.50%) Patch Management
9 4 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 4 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) SQL
2 8 (25.00%) Apex Code
3 6 (18.75%) F#
3 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Korn
5 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) ISEB
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (6.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Clusterware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cobbler
1 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (3.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
2 8 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Remedy
4 5 (15.63%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.13%) Arqiva
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Splunk
Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago