The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 20 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.34% 0.60% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.78% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 2
Median daily rate £300 £300 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £315 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £75.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +147.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1183 1154 1023
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.40% 77.50% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 706 706 588
Median daily rate £375 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 36 39
Median hourly rate £18.50 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.36 £43.75 £32.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire -8 11 £401 +33.75% 1
Leicestershire +7 5 £188 - 1
Nottinghamshire +1 3 £300 -7.69% 1
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) System Integration Testing
3 16 (39.02%) SQL
4 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
7 11 (26.83%) Dell
7 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
7 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (26.83%) Power BI
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (26.83%) Boomi
7 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
8 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Test Management
10 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
10 7 (17.07%) Selenium
10 7 (17.07%) BDD
10 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.83%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (26.83%) Power BI
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server 2016
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (7.32%) DB2
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (17.07%) HP UFT
2 7 (17.07%) Selenium
3 4 (9.76%) JIRA
4 3 (7.32%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.44%) JBehave
6 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (14.63%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
2 14 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 11 (26.83%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 11 (26.83%) Consultant
3 11 (26.83%) Integration Consultant
4 7 (17.07%) SSIS Consultant
5 5 (12.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (12.20%) Test Leader
6 4 (9.76%) Quality Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Software Quality Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Banking Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Power BI Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) SSRS Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) UAT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) Unreal Engine
2 4 (9.76%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (4.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) SOAP
4 1 (2.44%) WCF
4 1 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (2.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.32%) Fintech
3 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Unix
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) User Acceptance Testing
2 17 (41.46%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (39.02%) System Integration Testing
4 14 (34.15%) Regression Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
6 11 (26.83%) Continuous Deployment
6 11 (26.83%) ITIL
7 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Test Scripting
8 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
9 7 (17.07%) BDD
9 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
9 7 (17.07%) Test Management
10 6 (14.63%) Coaching
10 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
10 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
10 6 (14.63%) TDD
10 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) C#
3 6 (14.63%) C++
4 3 (7.32%) COBOL
4 3 (7.32%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) JCL
5 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) ISEB
2 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) QA
2 2 (4.88%) SDET
3 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.44%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Dell
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle
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