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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank - 50 38
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.20% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £275 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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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
408 337 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 78.46% 68.36% 76.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 219 122
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.52 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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