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 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 108 108 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 21 24 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.93% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.22% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Median daily rate £304 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £256 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1975 2252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.57% 76.73% 78.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1070 1156 1446
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 190 138
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +46.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £47.50
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 of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 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 10 December 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England 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
Hertfordshire - 10 £290 - 4
Suffolk +3 4 £438 -
Essex -5 3 £258 -26.42% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 2 - -
Norfolk +9 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

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

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 of England region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (34.29%) Java
4 11 (31.43%) Selenium
4 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
5 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
6 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
6 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
6 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
6 9 (25.71%) JIRA
6 9 (25.71%) JMeter
7 8 (22.86%) Scrum
7 8 (22.86%) NUnit
7 8 (22.86%) Retail
7 8 (22.86%) Spring
7 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
7 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 8 (22.86%) JBehave
7 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
7 8 (22.86%) Open Source
7 8 (22.86%) BDD
7 8 (22.86%) Gherkin
7 8 (22.86%) ATDD
7 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (20.00%) Confluence
8 7 (20.00%) RESTful
8 7 (20.00%) Kanban
8 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Maven

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

Application Platforms
1 7 (20.00%) Confluence
1 7 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (2.86%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (2.86%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.86%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
1 1 (2.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) DataStage
2 3 (8.57%) DB2
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
3 1 (2.86%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 9 (25.71%) Cucumber
3 9 (25.71%) JIRA
3 9 (25.71%) JMeter
3 9 (25.71%) SoapUI
4 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
4 8 (22.86%) JBehave
4 8 (22.86%) NUnit
4 8 (22.86%) WebDriver
5 7 (20.00%) JUnit
5 7 (20.00%) Maven
6 6 (17.14%) FitNesse
6 6 (17.14%) TeamCity
7 5 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (14.29%) Robot Framework
8 3 (8.57%) AccuRev
9 2 (5.71%) Mockito
9 2 (5.71%) Moq
10 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 7 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Functional Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (2.86%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) Gherkin
1 8 (22.86%) Spring
2 7 (20.00%) RESTful
3 3 (8.57%) REST
4 2 (5.71%) Ajax
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) jQuery
4 2 (5.71%) JSON
4 2 (5.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (5.71%) XML
5 1 (2.86%) .NET
5 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 1 (2.86%) Android
2 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.71%) Automation Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
5 8 (22.86%) ATDD
5 8 (22.86%) BDD
5 8 (22.86%) Continuous Delivery
5 8 (22.86%) Open Source
5 8 (22.86%) Scrum
5 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 7 (20.00%) Kanban
6 7 (20.00%) Manual Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (17.14%) System Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.29%) Automated Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 5 (14.29%) SQL
3 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.71%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Dart
5 1 (2.86%) ECMAScript
5 1 (2.86%) Groovy
5 1 (2.86%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ISEB
1 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
1 2 (5.71%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Apache Flume
1 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 5 (14.29%) HP
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle
4 3 (8.57%) Teradata
5 1 (2.86%) Cloudera
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
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