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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 28 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 3.29% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.02% 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £295 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.55% -
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 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
Functional Testing
South West

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
174 160 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 81.69% 70.80% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 82 95
Median daily rate £363 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 4
Median hourly rate £41.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.48% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £12.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.91 £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Devon 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Devon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter 0 1 £295 -29.55% 2
Functional Testing
South West

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 29 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 Devon region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 12 (80.00%) Java
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
3 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
4 9 (60.00%) RESTful
4 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (60.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (26.67%) Groovy
6 4 (26.67%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
8 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
8 2 (13.33%) JSON
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) XML
8 2 (13.33%) HTTP
8 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
8 2 (13.33%) SQL
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
9 1 (6.67%) C#
9 1 (6.67%) PHP
9 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (6.67%) ISEB

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Capybara
3 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (6.67%) NUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Test Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (33.33%) Developer
4 5 (33.33%) Developer in Test
5 4 (26.67%) QA Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) QA Tester
5 4 (26.67%) Software QA Engineer
5 4 (26.67%) Software QA Tester
5 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) RESTful
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) JSON
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (86.67%) BDD
2 12 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (73.33%) Scrum
4 9 (60.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Project Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Time Management
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Groovy
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) PHP
5 1 (6.67%) Ruby
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft