The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 553 547 541
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 16 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.015% 0.058%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.016% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 15
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£350 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £246 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £263 £300
% change year-on-year
-31.42% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
47054 44428 49354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.49% 92.75% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 29070 26959 28367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1866 1936 2487
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the England region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
Yorkshire +7 5 £175 -33.33% 2
South East +1 3 £375 +25.00%
South West - 2 £180 -
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Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title.

1 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
3 12 (37.50%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) HP
5 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
5 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (15.63%) ISEB
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Siebel
7 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
8 3 (9.38%) UNIX
8 3 (9.38%) CRM
8 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (9.38%) ETL
8 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.38%) NHS
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (9.38%) Retail
8 3 (9.38%) QA
8 3 (9.38%) Test Management
8 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
9 2 (6.25%) MS Office

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) PBX
1 1 (3.13%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) Star Schema
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (3.13%) Toad
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Dutch Language
2 1 (3.13%) French Language
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.13%) Derivative
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
2 1 (3.13%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Market Risk
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Extraction
2 1 (3.13%) SWIFT
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
2 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
3 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Test Management
4 3 (9.38%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.38%) ETL
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) Procure-to-pay
5 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Migration
5 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.63%) ISEB
3 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 15 (46.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 4 (12.50%) Siebel
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 2 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) Mercator
5 1 (3.13%) Sitecore