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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 39 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.83% 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £438 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -13.33%
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
296 197 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.22% 71.12% 79.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 118 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £35.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.38% -6.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) FileNet
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
3 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (25.00%) Talend
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Amdocs

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (75.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Talend