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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 593 583 570
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 3 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.021% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.043% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Average daily rate £363 £411 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.85% +36.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £463 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.62% +47.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
7025 6383 5445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.89% 13.56% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 4728 4345 3525
Average daily rate £425 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 114 121
Average hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.70 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £47.50 £47.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
South West +4 2 £363 -30.95%
London +5 1 - - 3
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Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rational Functional Tester also 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 that cited Rational Functional Tester.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) QA
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) BDD

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Rational Functional Tester also 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 that cited Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Ant
3 1 (25.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) ETL Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Case Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) Python
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
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