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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 54 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.36% 1.44% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 1.86% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +147.31%

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
438 430 590
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.80% 77.62% 80.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 256 344
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 32 58
Median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £45.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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 -3 2 - - 1
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
2 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Build Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB