The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 47 47 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 3 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.59% 1.48% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.86% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +123.80%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
401 485 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.94% 79.90% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 297 315
Median daily rate £400 £403 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 54
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £17.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Cambridge +4 2 - -
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) B2C
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Groovy
2 1 (25.00%) Smarty
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Laravel
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) jQuery
1 1 (25.00%) Laravel
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Smarty
1 1 (25.00%) Twig
1 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (25.00%) B2C
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) SEO
1 1 (25.00%) System Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Groovy
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB