The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 539 511 545
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 18 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.027% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 15
Average daily rate £323 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.25% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £280 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £288 £262
% change year-on-year
+11.30% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £110.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £110.00 - -
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47436 40059 51618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.37% 92.77% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 29338 23533 29060
Average daily rate £398 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1929 2075 2465
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Functional Test Analyst
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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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 8 £320 -
London -37 7 £388 +33.62%
South East - - - -
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Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Oracle
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) ISEB
5 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) BDD
6 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
7 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) HP
7 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) XML
8 2 (9.52%) ETL
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
8 2 (9.52%) NHS
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Derivative
8 2 (9.52%) Test Management
8 2 (9.52%) Selenium

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Drupal
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 3 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (9.52%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) NHS
1 2 (9.52%) Derivative
2 1 (4.76%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.76%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
4 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 2 (9.52%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) ETL
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Use Case
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
2 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Mercator
3 1 (4.76%) Business Objects