The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Tester 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £316 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Tester
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2315 2525 2466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.11% 93.10% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1208 1244 1230
Average daily rate £400 £398 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £550 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 109
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £36.20 £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Tester across the Berkshire region.

Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Tester across the Berkshire region.

Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Tester
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) STB
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center