Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for System Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited System Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 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.

System Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 128 112
Rank change year-on-year +37 -16 +23
Contract jobs citing System Testing 74 44 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 2.08% 1.13% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.41% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 41
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.87% +2.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £280 £262 £308
90th Percentile £589 £474 £520
South East median daily rate £450 £403 £388
% change year-on-year +11.80% +3.87% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Hampshire median hourly rate £47.50 £28.18 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.56% -48.76% -
10th Percentile £46.25 £15.64 £52.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £40.87 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +30.14% -8.75% +6.67%

System 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 2840 3127 3687
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.80% 80.32% 82.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1674 2003 2277
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 163 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +18.92%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.98 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.00 £26.60
% change year-on-year -11.54% -2.26% +52.00%

System Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing System Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for System Testing in Hampshire

System Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing System Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for System Testing in Hampshire

System 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 System Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Basingstoke +1 37 £565 +32.82% 1
Farnborough +8 7 - - 2
Winchester +11 2 £280 +8.74%
Aldershot - 2 £450 -
Hook +7 1 - -
Fareham 0 1 - -
Portsmouth -1 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 40 (54.05%) Linux
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (48.65%) Java
3 29 (39.19%) Linux Command Line
4 28 (37.84%) Unix
5 26 (35.14%) Unit Testing
6 25 (33.78%) SQL
7 23 (31.08%) J2EE
7 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
8 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
8 22 (29.73%) Spring
9 21 (28.38%) JSON
9 21 (28.38%) Middleware
9 21 (28.38%) Apache
9 21 (28.38%) WAN
9 21 (28.38%) Hadoop
9 21 (28.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 21 (28.38%) Kafka
10 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
10 20 (27.03%) TDD
10 20 (27.03%) Degree
11 19 (25.68%) Benchmarking
11 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
11 19 (25.68%) GitHub
11 19 (25.68%) Gradle
11 19 (25.68%) HBase
11 19 (25.68%) HDFS
11 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
11 19 (25.68%) Virtual Team
12 18 (24.32%) Forcepoint

System 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 21 (28.38%) Apache
2 15 (20.27%) Apache Spark
3 13 (17.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 13 (17.57%) GemFire
3 13 (17.57%) Tomcat
4 9 (12.16%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.35%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.68%) GitHub
2 13 (17.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (28.38%) WAN
2 16 (21.62%) DNS
3 13 (17.57%) NetScaler
4 8 (10.81%) Firewall
4 8 (10.81%) Network Security
4 8 (10.81%) VPN
5 6 (8.11%) LAN
6 5 (6.76%) BGP
6 5 (6.76%) OSPF
7 2 (2.70%) Wireless
8 1 (1.35%) 802.11
8 1 (1.35%) Broadband
8 1 (1.35%) IPsec
8 1 (1.35%) IPv4
8 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) Hadoop
2 19 (25.68%) HBase
3 17 (22.97%) Big Data
4 13 (17.57%) Apache Hive
4 13 (17.57%) OLTP
5 9 (12.16%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (12.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (12.16%) RDBMS
5 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
5 9 (12.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 8 (10.81%) OLAP
6 8 (10.81%) Oracle OLAP
7 6 (8.11%) Parquet
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (27.03%) Jenkins
2 19 (25.68%) Git (software)
2 19 (25.68%) Gradle
3 13 (17.57%) IntelliJ
3 13 (17.57%) JUnit
4 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.35%) Ant
5 1 (1.35%) Maven
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (47.30%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Architect
3 21 (28.38%) Java Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Big Data Developer
4 12 (16.22%) Network Architect
5 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 7 (9.46%) Network Security Architect
6 7 (9.46%) SAS Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Systems Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) CRM Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Business IT Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Domain Architect
11 2 (2.70%) IT Business Analyst
11 2 (2.70%) SAS Data Integration Studio Developer
11 2 (2.70%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (31.08%) J2EE
2 22 (29.73%) Spring
3 21 (28.38%) JSON
3 21 (28.38%) Kafka
3 21 (28.38%) Middleware
4 13 (17.57%) Apache Camel
4 13 (17.57%) RESTful
4 13 (17.57%) Spark Streaming
4 13 (17.57%) Spring Boot
4 13 (17.57%) Spring Integration
5 9 (12.16%) REST
5 9 (12.16%) XML
6 8 (10.81%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (8.11%) Apache Avro
8 3 (4.05%) .NET
9 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.35%) HTML
9 1 (1.35%) HTML5
9 1 (1.35%) Kendo UI
9 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.19%) Linux Command Line
2 19 (25.68%) Virtual Team
3 13 (17.57%) Replication
4 5 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.05%) Linux
2 28 (37.84%) Unix
3 14 (18.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (14.86%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (35.14%) Unit Testing
3 20 (27.03%) TDD
4 19 (25.68%) Benchmarking
5 17 (22.97%) Boundary Protection
6 16 (21.62%) Acceptance Criteria
6 16 (21.62%) Scrum
7 15 (20.27%) User Stories
8 14 (18.92%) ETL
8 14 (18.92%) Validation
9 13 (17.57%) MapReduce
9 13 (17.57%) Performance Tuning
10 12 (16.22%) Release Management
11 11 (14.86%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (14.86%) Waterfall
12 6 (8.11%) BDD
12 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.76%) Business Analysis
13 5 (6.76%) Migration
13 5 (6.76%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (48.65%) Java
2 25 (33.78%) SQL
3 19 (25.68%) Shell Script
4 9 (12.16%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.41%) C#
6 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
2 22 (29.73%) SC Cleared
3 20 (27.03%) Degree
4 4 (5.41%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.05%) ISEB
6 2 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.35%) IIBA
7 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.27%) QA
2 12 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (28.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 19 (25.68%) HDFS
3 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Forcepoint
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 13 (17.57%) Cisco
3 13 (17.57%) Citrix
3 13 (17.57%) Juniper
3 13 (17.57%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (5.41%) Fujitsu
6 2 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (1.35%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
7 1 (1.35%) Telerik