The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 622 624 613
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 8 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.098% 0.11% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £388 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +21.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
8163 7441 6650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.49% 14.07% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5552 4957 4314
Median daily rate £438 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 132 118
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.50 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.12 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Rational Functional Tester as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Rational Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Rational Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Rational Functional Tester
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 Rational Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 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 +10 3 - -
London - 3 - - 1
South East - 2 £388 -
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Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 8 (66.67%) C++
4 7 (58.33%) Unix
4 7 (58.33%) Python
4 7 (58.33%) Perl
4 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
4 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
4 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 5 (41.67%) HP
5 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Test Management
6 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Zephyr
6 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 4 (33.33%) ISEB
6 4 (33.33%) JMeter
6 4 (33.33%) IBM
7 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 2 (16.67%) SAP
8 2 (16.67%) VBScript

Rational Functional Tester
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 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) LoadRunner
2 4 (33.33%) JMeter
2 4 (33.33%) Zephyr
3 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (8.33%) Functional Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Strategy Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Test Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Specialist
6 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Ajax
1 1 (8.33%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
3 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 5 (41.67%) Test Management
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) People Management
7 1 (8.33%) Service Design
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 7 (58.33%) Python
3 7 (58.33%) Ruby
4 2 (16.67%) VBScript
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) WorldPay