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 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 55 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -5
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.00% 0.27% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.32% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Median daily rate £388 £363 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £363 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
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
436 316 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.03% 84.49% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 204 108
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 25
Median hourly rate £16.00 £40.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +39.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £17.35 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £45.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

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 2 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) .NET
3 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
4 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 5 (45.45%) System Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
5 4 (36.36%) CRM
5 4 (36.36%) BDD
5 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (36.36%) Data Conversion
5 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 3 (27.27%) Marketing
6 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Campaign Management
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC

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 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) OLAP
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) WinRunner
3 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) CRM Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Conversion
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Data Migration
2 6 (54.55%) Migration
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) System Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) BDD
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (36.36%) CRM
4 4 (36.36%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Campaign Management
5 3 (27.27%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP