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 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 37 54 44
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.42% 0.60% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.74% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Median daily rate £350 £264 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -37.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+214.81% -34.14%
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
299 403 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.94% 80.60% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 295 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 22
Median hourly rate £38.50 £52.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +56.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £15.77 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (40.00%) UX Design
2 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 4 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
2 4 (40.00%) REST
2 4 (40.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (40.00%) ECMAScript
2 4 (40.00%) SDL Web 8
2 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
2 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (40.00%) WebStorm

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (40.00%) OmniGraffle
1 4 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) IntelliJ
1 4 (40.00%) Mercurial
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
1 4 (40.00%) WebStorm
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Retail
1 5 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Ajax
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) CSS3
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
1 4 (40.00%) jQuery
1 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
1 4 (40.00%) REST
1 4 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Graphic Design
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (40.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (40.00%) UX Design
2 4 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Data Mapping
4 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Dart
1 4 (40.00%) ECMAScript
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) VCP5
2 1 (10.00%) VCP6
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Dell
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) NetApp
1 1 (10.00%) VMware