The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank - 68 59
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.57% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.78% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £240 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
461 513 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 72.60% 72.97% 76.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 266 279
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £533 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 18
Average hourly rate £33.50 £23.86 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.43% -33.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £9.50 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Functional Testing
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Functional Testing 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 Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Retail

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Functional Testing 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 Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Retail
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle