The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 99 113 109
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 26 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.09% 0.40% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.52% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Average daily rate £355 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £118 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £590 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £60.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -13.33%
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1870 1921 1753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.64% 76.63% 73.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1134 1164 973
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 138 149
Average hourly rate £39.50 £22.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.55% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +1 9 £323 -50.38%
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £360 +2.85% 3
Hertfordshire +9 6 £375 - 4
Suffolk +6 1 - -
Bedfordshire +5 1 - - 3
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.53%) Selenium
3 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
3 12 (24.49%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) HTML
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
4 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 11 (22.45%) jQuery
4 11 (22.45%) Ajax
4 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (22.45%) User Experience
5 10 (20.41%) TypeScript
5 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
5 10 (20.41%) WebStorm
5 10 (20.41%) REST
5 10 (20.41%) CSS3
5 10 (20.41%) PhoneGap
5 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
5 10 (20.41%) UX Design
5 10 (20.41%) Mercurial
5 10 (20.41%) HTML5
5 10 (20.41%) OmniGraffle
5 10 (20.41%) Dart
5 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
5 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
5 10 (20.41%) Linux
5 10 (20.41%) ECMAScript

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.08%) Node.js
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (20.41%) OmniGraffle
1 10 (20.41%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (20.41%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (4.08%) Orchard Housing
4 1 (2.04%) assyst
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) WAN
1 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.08%) Wireless
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) DataStage
1 4 (8.16%) DB2
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Selenium
2 10 (20.41%) Git (software)
2 10 (20.41%) IntelliJ
2 10 (20.41%) Mercurial
2 10 (20.41%) WebStorm
3 8 (16.33%) JIRA
4 4 (8.16%) AccuRev
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (4.08%) Axure RP
6 2 (4.08%) Grunt
6 2 (4.08%) gulp
6 2 (4.08%) HP UFT
6 2 (4.08%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.08%) PhantomJS
7 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (2.04%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.04%) MSI
7 1 (2.04%) TestLink
General
1 3 (6.12%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Automotive
2 2 (4.08%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Games
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Developer
2 14 (28.57%) Tester
3 10 (20.41%) Analyst
4 9 (18.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) ETL Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Functional Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.12%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.12%) VMware Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) DataStage ETL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Linux Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle ETL Developer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Manual Tester
8 2 (4.08%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) Ajax
1 11 (22.45%) CSS
1 11 (22.45%) HTML
1 11 (22.45%) jQuery
1 11 (22.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (20.41%) CSS3
2 10 (20.41%) HTML5
2 10 (20.41%) PhoneGap
2 10 (20.41%) REST
3 2 (4.08%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) Sass
3 2 (4.08%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.04%) JSON
4 1 (2.04%) Kendo UI
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) User Experience
2 10 (20.41%) Graphic Design
2 10 (20.41%) Mobile App
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Reinsurance
5 1 (2.04%) RIA
5 1 (2.04%) STB
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Linux
2 8 (16.33%) Unix
3 7 (14.29%) Windows
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.49%) Manual Testing
3 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 10 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (20.41%) UX Design
5 9 (18.37%) Front End Development
5 9 (18.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (16.33%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 7 (14.29%) SDLC
8 6 (12.24%) Performance Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (10.20%) V-Model
10 4 (8.16%) ETL
10 4 (8.16%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
11 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
11 3 (6.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Java
2 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (20.41%) Dart
3 10 (20.41%) ECMAScript
3 10 (20.41%) TypeScript
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 2 (4.08%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) ISEB
2 8 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 6 (12.24%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.16%) MCSE
4 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (6.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (6.12%) MCSA
5 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.12%) VCP5
5 3 (6.12%) VCP6
5 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.04%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.37%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.04%) Firmware
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) AppDNA
1 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.24%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Teradata
3 3 (6.12%) Cisco
3 3 (6.12%) Dell
3 3 (6.12%) NetApp
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) Orchard
5 1 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (2.04%) Interwoven
5 1 (2.04%) Remedy
5 1 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (2.04%) Thunderhead
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