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 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
London / City of London
Rank 137 128 139
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 18 19 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.62% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.73% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 39
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £538 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2523 2588 4197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 86.08% 84.77% 81.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2009 2039 3297
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 £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 35
Median hourly rate £50.75 £35.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.57% +77.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.99 £18.85 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £45.50
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 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 19 January 2017.

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 19 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 City of London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 12 (33.33%) Finance
3 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Selenium
4 9 (25.00%) Banking
4 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) CRM
6 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (19.44%) QA
6 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.89%) ERP
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) SAP
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
8 5 (13.89%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
9 4 (11.11%) BDD
9 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
9 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 4 (11.11%) JIRA
9 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
9 4 (11.11%) Marketing

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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Moodle
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.56%) MS Project
1 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.56%) Temenos T24
3 1 (2.78%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (8.33%) GitHub
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) DVB
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.56%) QlikView
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Selenium
2 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
3 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 4 (11.11%) JIRA
3 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 3 (8.33%) JMeter
4 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.56%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.56%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.56%) Mocha
5 2 (5.56%) Protractor
5 2 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.56%) The Grinder
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (5.56%) Zephyr
6 1 (2.78%) Appium
General
1 12 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Banking
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.78%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (30.56%) Test Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Tester
4 4 (11.11%) Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Test Lead
6 2 (5.56%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Architect
6 2 (5.56%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) SOAP
2 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 3 (8.33%) D3.js
2 3 (8.33%) Node.js
2 3 (8.33%) REST
2 3 (8.33%) Web Services
3 2 (5.56%) Chai
3 2 (5.56%) Leaflet
3 2 (5.56%) MEAN Stack
3 2 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.78%) CSS3
4 1 (2.78%) Dojo
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) HTML5
4 1 (2.78%) Kafka
4 1 (2.78%) Redux
4 1 (2.78%) Sass
4 1 (2.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Hedge funds
1 3 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.56%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Derivative
3 1 (2.78%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.78%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.78%) Equities
3 1 (2.78%) IPTV
3 1 (2.78%) OTC Derivatives
3 1 (2.78%) STB
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (41.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (27.78%) Test Scripting
3 9 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 8 (22.22%) CRM
5 7 (19.44%) Automation Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.89%) ERP
7 5 (13.89%) Exploratory Testing
7 5 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (11.11%) Manual Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) SOA
9 3 (8.33%) Software Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) Jython
4 2 (5.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Clojure
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.78%) Scala
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) ISEB
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) QA
2 3 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.78%) XenApp
1 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) Guidewire
4 1 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.78%) Citrix
4 1 (2.78%) Green Hat
4 1 (2.78%) IBM
4 1 (2.78%) Reuters
4 1 (2.78%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Xamarin
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