The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 44 38 39
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.98% 0.61% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.87% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £425 £450 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +44.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
Functional Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
345 231 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 84.35% 70.86% 82.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 160 138
Median daily rate £400 £350 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £184 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 48
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.04% -38.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.40 £30.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (16.67%) OLAP

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) FileNet
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) OLAP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Applications Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Web Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Java Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Lead
3 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ETL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSRS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (16.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 1 (16.67%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Amdocs
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Talend
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