The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 36 49 47
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.64% 0.63% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.78% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £400 £360 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +19.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £28.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.76%
Functional Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
257 385 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.37% 80.71% 71.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 251 191
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 28
Median hourly rate £32.75 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
1 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) IntelliJ
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) ECMAScript
3 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
3 3 (33.33%) Selenium
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
3 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
3 3 (33.33%) Ajax
3 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) UX Design
3 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (33.33%) CSS3
3 3 (33.33%) PhoneGap
3 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (33.33%) OmniGraffle
1 3 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (33.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) IntelliJ
1 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
1 3 (33.33%) WebStorm
2 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
1 5 (55.56%) Retail Banking
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) CSS3
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) HTML5
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
1 3 (33.33%) PhoneGap
1 3 (33.33%) REST
1 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Graphic Design
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Manual Testing
1 4 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
2 3 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 3 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (33.33%) UX Design
2 3 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
3 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Dart
1 3 (33.33%) ECMAScript
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) TypeScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) HP