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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 606 622 614
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 18 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.027% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.028% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 11
Median daily rate £231 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.48% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £342 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £231 £338 £240
% change year-on-year
-31.48% +40.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Functional Test Analyst
UK

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
46932 50120 49138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.61% 95.00% 93.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 30956 32529 30550
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1540 1922 1988
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 September 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
South West +20 8 £213 +28.78%
London 0 5 £390 -
North East -19 4 £410 +64.00%
North West +4 1 - -
Functional Test Analyst
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Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
3 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
6 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
6 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) HP
7 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
8 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
9 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.12%) Banking
9 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
10 3 (9.09%) QA
10 3 (9.09%) Logistics
10 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (9.09%) ISEB
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.09%) Finance
10 3 (9.09%) Migration

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) HP UFT
1 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 1 (3.03%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (12.12%) Banking
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.03%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Test Scripting
3 7 (21.21%) Manual Testing
3 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.21%) Waterfall
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Software Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Configuration Management
6 4 (12.12%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Data Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Logistics
7 3 (9.09%) Migration
8 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 11 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 4 (12.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (3.03%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) HP
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Apple
3 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft