The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 46 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 0.60% - 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% - 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-10.07% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 129 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 75.30% 75.44% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 83 57
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £187 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 23
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.23 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £11.00 £14.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Functional Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL