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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 30 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £303 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £398 £284
% change year-on-year
-27.04% +40.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 164 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 69.62% 76.64% 72.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 96 122
Average daily rate £350 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.66 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.43% -64.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.20 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £21.60 £47.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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