Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 154 92
Rank change year-on-year +37 -62 +38
Contract jobs citing System Testing 56 24 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.60% 0.65% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.77% 2.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 28
Hampshire median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £395 £346 £280
90th Percentile £561 £517 £589
South East median daily rate £475 £500 £450
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Hampshire median hourly rate - £42.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -11.58% +68.56%
South East median hourly rate - £42.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year - -11.58% +30.14%

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 2,995 3,127 2,931
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 85.77% 84.65% 83.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,837 1,930 1,755
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £292 £300 £240
90th Percentile £594 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 154 117
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £35.31 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.88% -11.73% +12.68%
10th Percentile £13.45 £12.31 £12.24
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.25 £48.35
South East median hourly rate £28.00 £27.37 £22.50
% change year-on-year +2.30% +21.64% -5.26%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +8 14 £394 -
Basingstoke +11 13 £650 +92.59%
Portsmouth +13 6 £550 -
Winchester - 5 £490 - 1
Hook - 4 £475 -
Aldershot - 2 £400 - 1
Havant - 1 £445 -
System Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT contractor jobs citing System 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 System Testing.

1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
3 23 (41.07%) Oracle
4 21 (37.50%) Test Scripting
5 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
6 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 17 (30.36%) .NET
8 17 (30.36%) Release Management
8 17 (30.36%) Finance
9 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
10 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
11 13 (23.21%) .NET Core
11 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
11 13 (23.21%) JIRA
11 13 (23.21%) SQL
11 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.21%) C#
11 13 (23.21%) HTML
11 13 (23.21%) SAP
12 12 (21.43%) Project Management
12 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (21.43%) Retail
12 12 (21.43%) Contract Management
13 11 (19.64%) QA
14 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
14 10 (17.86%) SAP Payroll
14 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
14 10 (17.86%) Waterfall

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 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 4 (7.14%) Apache
2 4 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 4 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.79%) Documentum
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) SAP Payroll
2 9 (16.07%) SAP HCM
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (7.14%) SAP HR
4 1 (1.79%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Azure
1 3 (5.36%) OpenShift
2 2 (3.57%) AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) SMTP
1 4 (7.14%) X.400
2 1 (1.79%) Intranet
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) SAP BW
3 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 16 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 13 (23.21%) JIRA
3 9 (16.07%) Bitbucket
4 7 (12.50%) SilkTest
4 7 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 4 (7.14%) Selenium
5 4 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) Zephyr
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Retail
3 9 (16.07%) Public Sector
4 4 (7.14%) Military
5 2 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (3.57%) Police
6 1 (1.79%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (32.14%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) SAP Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) HR Consultant
4 8 (14.29%) SAP HR Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) WinForms Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) SAP Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) SAP HR Functional Consultant
6 6 (10.71%) Tester
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Tester
8 4 (7.14%) Head of Test
9 3 (5.36%) Azure Developer
9 3 (5.36%) C# WPF Developer
9 3 (5.36%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) .NET
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Core
2 13 (23.21%) .NET Framework
2 13 (23.21%) HTML
3 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (16.07%) CSS
3 9 (16.07%) Entity Framework
3 9 (16.07%) jQuery
3 9 (16.07%) Web Services
3 9 (16.07%) WinForms
3 9 (16.07%) WPF
4 7 (12.50%) SAP Fiori
4 7 (12.50%) SOAP
5 4 (7.14%) XSLT
6 3 (5.36%) Node.js
7 1 (1.79%) JPA
7 1 (1.79%) ModSecurity
7 1 (1.79%) OAuth
7 1 (1.79%) OAuth2
7 1 (1.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.36%) Derivative
4 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.79%) BYOD
6 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Test Automation
3 21 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 17 (30.36%) Release Management
5 16 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (26.79%) System Integration Testing
7 12 (21.43%) Contract Management
7 12 (21.43%) Project Management
7 12 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (17.86%) Defect Management
8 10 (17.86%) Waterfall
9 9 (16.07%) DevOps
9 9 (16.07%) Mentoring
9 9 (16.07%) Migration
9 9 (16.07%) SOLID
9 9 (16.07%) TDD
9 9 (16.07%) Test Management
10 8 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (12.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) C#
1 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
1 13 (23.21%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) PL/SQL
3 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (1.79%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) ISEB
4 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.64%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) PMO
2 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.79%) HDFS
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) HP ALM
1 3 (5.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (41.07%) Oracle
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft
3 13 (23.21%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) HP
4 3 (5.36%) Lumension
4 3 (5.36%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Ariba
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Dell
5 2 (3.57%) EMC
5 2 (3.57%) NetApp
5 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com