The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Functional Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Test Analyst
UK / England
Rank 560 594 561
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 13 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.035% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 21
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £216 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £344 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39639 45394 45253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.69% 95.07% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26042 29634 28355
Median daily rate £425 £422 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +5.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1412 1517 1797
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £49.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +6.92%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

Functional Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in England

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in England

Functional Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Functional Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in England

Functional Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
London - 6 £350 -
North East -14 4 £300 -14.28%
South East +19 1 - -
South West +11 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Functional Test Analyst
UK

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, Functional Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 10 (47.62%) HP
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 5 (23.81%) Test Management
5 5 (23.81%) Banking
5 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPCC
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (19.05%) Document Management
6 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
6 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
6 4 (19.05%) eggPlant
7 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
7 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Lorenzo
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) eggPlant
1 4 (19.05%) HP UFT
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) Appium
2 1 (4.76%) NeoLoad
2 1 (4.76%) Selenium
2 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Banking
2 4 (19.05%) Investment Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (4.76%) Back Office
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Mac OS
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 5 (23.81%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Document Management
4 4 (19.05%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ERP
6 2 (9.52%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C#
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) ISTQB
2 8 (38.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
3 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
4 3 (14.29%) ISEB
5 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) XenApp
1 4 (19.05%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) HP
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cerner
3 1 (4.76%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.76%) VMware