The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.28% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 - £10.00
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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 Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1087 869 595
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 74.76% 71.64% 66.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 591 469 281
Average daily rate £400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 12
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £4.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.40 £151.40 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Confluence
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) DataStage
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DataStage
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Back Office
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
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