The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.59% 0.49% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
214 161 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.26% 78.54% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 89 77
Median daily rate £440 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Functional Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) C
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
1 6 (85.71%) DO-160
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (71.43%) Automotive
2 5 (71.43%) ASTM
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
3 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Avionics
3 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (14.29%) Validation

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Aerospace
2 5 (71.43%) Automotive
3 1 (14.29%) Avionics
3 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Development Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Test Development Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) ASTM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
1 1 (14.29%) System Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) DO-160
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP