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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 91 89 82
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 11 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.69% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.87% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 5
Median daily rate £390 £355 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +57.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £333 £323 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.10% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.96%
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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 East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1271 1260 1109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.94% 78.12% 74.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 779 594
Median daily rate £410 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 45 48
Median hourly rate £16.09 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.67% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.21 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +26.21%

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 31 August 2016.

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 31 August 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
Northamptonshire +1 4 £488 +62.50% 2
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £315 -14.86%
Leicestershire - 2 £240 - 2
Derbyshire +1 1 £300 -23.07% 1
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Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
3 5 (27.78%) QA
3 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Boomi
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (22.22%) Power BI
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database

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 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (22.22%) Power BI
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2016
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
3 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
4 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Integration Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) SSIS Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Power BI Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft Functional Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Fintech
2 1 (5.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Regression Testing
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Deployment
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) ITIL
4 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 1 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Dell
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) EMC
3 2 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) PeopleSoft
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