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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 54 42 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 5 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.88% 1.10% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.34% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £340 £331 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -5.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.76%
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
500 299 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 87.72% 82.60% 76.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 203 114
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £650 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 36
Median hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £13.80 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (50.00%) System Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) ISEB
5 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) OLAP
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (20.00%) HP UFT
4 2 (20.00%) WinRunner
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Web Applications Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Web Automation Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Web Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Java Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
1 3 (30.00%) RESTful
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Regression Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) System Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (30.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 1 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP