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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 86 90 83
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 14 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.86% 0.77% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.99% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 7
Median daily rate £500 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £290 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £363 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Functional Testing
England

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
1324 1213 1154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.08% 78.11% 69.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 824 789 655
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 54
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.31% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.90 £31.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -11 9 £500 +66.66% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £310 - 1
Derbyshire -3 1 £350 -
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £350 +7.69% 3
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
3 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (42.31%) Boomi
4 11 (42.31%) System Integration Testing
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2016
4 11 (42.31%) Power BI
4 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
4 11 (42.31%) Dell
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
4 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (42.31%) VMware
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 6 (23.08%) Coaching
5 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 4 (15.38%) Open Source
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) JIRA
7 4 (15.38%) QA

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 (42.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (42.31%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 11 (42.31%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (42.31%) Power BI
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (42.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (15.38%) HP UFT
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
2 4 (15.38%) Selenium
3 3 (11.54%) Ranorex
4 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.85%) JBehave
5 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (11.54%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
1 11 (42.31%) Integration Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) SSIS Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Power BI Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) SSRS Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) UAT Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Mobile Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Software Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (3.85%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
1 1 (3.85%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
1 1 (3.85%) WCF
1 1 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Fintech
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (46.15%) Business Intelligence
2 12 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (46.15%) Regression Testing
3 11 (42.31%) Continuous Deployment
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Coaching
4 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 6 (23.08%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Test Strategy
6 4 (15.38%) Open Source
6 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 4 (15.38%) Test Management
7 3 (11.54%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.69%) BDD
8 2 (7.69%) High Availability
8 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.85%) TickIT
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Dell
2 11 (42.31%) VMware
3 4 (15.38%) Oracle
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