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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 43 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.52% - 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £325
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 £38.75 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
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
311 237 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.41% 75.72% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 131 141
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 34
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
3 1 (20.00%) QA

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 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) FileNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Data Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Applications Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Web Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Lead
2 1 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (40.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) QA Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) Amdocs
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Talend