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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 72 74 62
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.24% 0.12% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.18% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£394 £275 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.18% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £275 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £275 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £280 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.82% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
Functional Testing
East of England

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
623 569 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.16% 70.16% 71.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 312 241
Average daily rate £375 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 50 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.60 £21.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.70 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
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Huntingdon - 1 £288 -
Peterborough - 1 £500 -
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP