The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 51 53 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.24% 0.20% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.20% 1.15% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Median daily rate £450 £363 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -20.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £331 £448
% change year-on-year
+16.98% -25.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Development Applications Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
83 87 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 19.76% 17.03% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 51 66
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £362 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £29.50 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.39% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Rational Functional Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JMeter
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 2 (50.00%) LoadRunner Tester
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) HP