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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 199 194 208
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 6 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
Average daily rate
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£385 £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £233 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £293 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £295 £301
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4475 4518 5429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.73% 77.36% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3536 3380 4082
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 101
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £53.50 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 4 (36.36%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) ISEB
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) MCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
4 2 (18.18%) Apple
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) ADSL
4 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 2 (18.18%) WLAN
4 2 (18.18%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) ADSL
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
1 2 (18.18%) WLAN
1 2 (18.18%) WAN
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebLOAD
2 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
2 1 (9.09%) Spock
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 2 (18.18%) Publishing
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Mac OS X
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Phone
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Testing
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Software Deployment
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) E-Procurement
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSA
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) McAfee
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) Polycom
2 2 (18.18%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) SEEBURGER
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