The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 561 547 556
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 3 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.002% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.047% 0.018% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 10
Average daily rate
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£316 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 - £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6379 5467 5617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.92% 11.77% 10.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4169 3504 3364
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 135 206
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.38 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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 24 July 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
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Job
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London - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
5 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (10.00%) C++

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Test Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Tester
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Tester
4 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Test Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (30.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Test Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
2 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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