The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 144 138 161
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +23
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 20 20 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.63% 0.58% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.69% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 38
Median daily rate £450 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £295 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £548 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Functional Testing
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2778 2911 4721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.39% 83.94% 80.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2333 3697
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £647 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £17.40 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.20 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 9 (26.47%) Selenium
5 7 (20.59%) JIRA
5 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
5 7 (20.59%) ISEB
5 7 (20.59%) Java
6 6 (17.65%) CRM
6 6 (17.65%) QA
6 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
7 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
7 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
7 5 (14.71%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (14.71%) Banking
7 5 (14.71%) ERP
7 5 (14.71%) SAP
7 5 (14.71%) Python
7 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 5 (14.71%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) JMeter
8 4 (11.76%) C#
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) SOAP
8 4 (11.76%) Web Services
8 4 (11.76%) SOA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
2 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Project
2 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) GitHub
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (11.76%) Office 365
1 4 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) DVB
1 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) QlikView
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Power BI
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Selenium
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
4 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) JMeter
5 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
6 3 (8.82%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.82%) The Grinder
6 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.82%) Zephyr
7 2 (5.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.88%) Mocha
7 2 (5.88%) Protractor
7 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.94%) FitNesse
8 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.94%) JUnit
8 1 (2.94%) WATIR
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Banking
3 4 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
4 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Games
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Test Leader
5 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.76%) Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.88%) CRM Architect
7 2 (5.88%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) CRM Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.94%) ETL Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Tester
8 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL Developer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) SOAP
1 4 (11.76%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.82%) D3.js
2 3 (8.82%) Node.js
2 3 (8.82%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) Chai
3 2 (5.88%) Leaflet
3 2 (5.88%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (2.94%) .NET
4 1 (2.94%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.94%) CSS
4 1 (2.94%) CSS3
4 1 (2.94%) HTML
4 1 (2.94%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) Kafka
4 1 (2.94%) Redux
4 1 (2.94%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.94%) Derivative
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Equities
3 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) IPTV
3 1 (2.94%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (20.59%) Regression Testing
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Testing
4 6 (17.65%) CRM
5 5 (14.71%) BDD
5 5 (14.71%) ERP
5 5 (14.71%) Migration
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) SOA
6 4 (11.76%) TDD
6 4 (11.76%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.82%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (8.82%) Test Planning
7 3 (8.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) Python
2 5 (14.71%) SQL
3 4 (11.76%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) Jython
5 2 (5.88%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Clojure
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) ISEB
2 3 (8.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) SDET
3 1 (2.94%) MiFID
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
3 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 2 (5.88%) IBM
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.94%) Green Hat
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Reuters
5 1 (2.94%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) WorldPay
5 1 (2.94%) Xamarin