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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 142 140 113
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -27
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 3 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.096% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.33% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 7
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£288 £220 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.68% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £369 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £301 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -17.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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
2362 2436 1730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.73% 77.65% 72.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1422 1457 874
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 150 124
Average hourly rate £31.50 £29.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.62% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.64 £43.54 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 2015.

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
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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Hertfordshire -1 1 £278 -24.74% 1
Cambridgeshire -6 1 £288 +4.54%
Bedfordshire - 1 £425 -
Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Ajax
3 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (25.00%) RIA
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (12.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) WLAN
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Testing Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Test Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) Ajax
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (25.00%) Kendo UI
2 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) RIA
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Change Control
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) B2B
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP
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