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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Functional Tester
UK / England
Rank 571 600 588
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -12
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.010% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.056% 0.043% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £363 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% -30.95%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £363 £525
% change year-on-year
+31.03% -30.95%
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 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
7099 7017 6430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.16% 14.69% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4775 4685 4337
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 183 120
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.06 £27.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.85 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +16.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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
South West +7 3 £475 +31.03%
North West - 1 £325 -
Rational Functional Tester
UK

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (90.00%) LoadRunner
3 8 (80.00%) Java
4 7 (70.00%) HP
5 6 (60.00%) Perl
5 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (60.00%) C++
5 6 (60.00%) Unix
5 6 (60.00%) Python
5 6 (60.00%) Ruby
5 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (50.00%) Test Management
6 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (50.00%) Selenium
6 5 (50.00%) JMeter
6 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (40.00%) TDD
7 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
7 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
7 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (40.00%) BDD
8 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
8 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
8 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (30.00%) Temenos T24
8 3 (30.00%) ISTQB

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 3 (30.00%) Temenos T24
1 3 (30.00%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (50.00%) JMeter
2 5 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (40.00%) HP UFT
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Zephyr
5 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
5 2 (20.00%) Hudson
5 2 (20.00%) JBehave
5 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) Rational Performance Tester
5 2 (20.00%) VersionOne
6 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 4 (40.00%) BDD
4 4 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
4 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 3 (30.00%) ETL
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 1 (10.00%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) Python
2 6 (60.00%) Ruby
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) ISEB
2 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) HP
2 3 (30.00%) Calypso
2 3 (30.00%) Guidewire
2 3 (30.00%) Temenos
3 2 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (20.00%) IBM