The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 100 102 104
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 23 20 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.98% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.03% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 6
Median daily rate £335 £250 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.00% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1863 1935 1891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.48% 77.99% 75.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 968 904
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 69 22
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +9.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +4 21 £335 +13.55%
Slough +4 1 £300 +71.42%
Bracknell -6 1 £425 +30.76% 1
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 20 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 20 (38.46%) Back Office
1 20 (38.46%) Fault Management
1 20 (38.46%) Capacity Management
2 19 (36.54%) Network Design
3 15 (28.85%) Front Office
3 15 (28.85%) Validation
4 13 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 13 (25.00%) Statistics
5 12 (23.08%) People Management
6 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
7 10 (19.23%) SAP IS-U
7 10 (19.23%) Billing
7 10 (19.23%) ABAP
7 10 (19.23%) SAP
8 9 (17.31%) Unix
8 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
9 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 8 (15.38%) SOAP
9 8 (15.38%) Java
9 8 (15.38%) XML
10 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
10 7 (13.46%) Use Case
11 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.62%) RTP
11 5 (9.62%) SAP Smart Forms
12 4 (7.69%) Finance
12 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SAP IS-U
2 3 (5.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) RTP
2 2 (3.85%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) SMTP
2 2 (3.85%) SNMP
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) SoapUI
2 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.85%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.92%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.92%) JUnit
General
1 20 (38.46%) Back Office
2 15 (28.85%) Front Office
3 10 (19.23%) Billing
4 4 (7.69%) Finance
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 11 (21.15%) Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP Consultant
4 10 (19.23%) SAP ISU Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Packet Switch Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Back Office Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Tester
6 2 (3.85%) Systems Integrator
7 1 (1.92%) Functional Tester
7 1 (1.92%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Lead Architect
7 1 (1.92%) Software Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (1.92%) Testing Consultant
7 1 (1.92%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) SOAP
1 8 (15.38%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.92%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.92%) J2EE
3 1 (1.92%) JAX-WS
3 1 (1.92%) JMS
3 1 (1.92%) REST
3 1 (1.92%) Spring
3 1 (1.92%) Spring Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.00%) Statistics
2 2 (3.85%) STB
3 1 (1.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Unix
2 2 (3.85%) Linux
2 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (38.46%) Capacity Management
1 20 (38.46%) Configuration Management
1 20 (38.46%) Fault Management
2 19 (36.54%) Network Design
3 15 (28.85%) Validation
4 13 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 12 (23.08%) People Management
6 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.31%) Test Scripting
8 7 (13.46%) Use Case
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (5.77%) CRM
11 3 (5.77%) Scrum
12 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (3.85%) ERP
12 2 (3.85%) Performance Testing
12 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
12 2 (3.85%) Project Management
12 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.23%) ABAP
2 8 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 8 (15.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) SAP
2 2 (3.85%) HP
2 2 (3.85%) Huawei
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
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