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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.24% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £310 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +147.31%

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
442 413 502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.34% 72.20% 75.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 212 284
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 36 21
Median hourly rate £42.20 £29.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.51% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £310 -
Watford - 1 - -
Functional Testing
East of England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 10 (76.92%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) Gherkin
3 9 (69.23%) ATDD
3 9 (69.23%) JBehave
3 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
3 9 (69.23%) Open Source
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Selenium
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
4 8 (61.54%) JMeter
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
4 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
4 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
5 7 (53.85%) Confluence
5 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
5 7 (53.85%) RESTful
5 7 (53.85%) JUnit
5 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
5 7 (53.85%) Maven
5 7 (53.85%) NUnit
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
6 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
6 6 (46.15%) Retail

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (53.85%) Confluence
1 7 (53.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (7.69%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Cucumber
2 9 (69.23%) JBehave
2 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 9 (69.23%) WebDriver
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) JMeter
3 8 (61.54%) SoapUI
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) JIRA
4 7 (53.85%) JUnit
4 7 (53.85%) Maven
4 7 (53.85%) NUnit
5 6 (46.15%) FitNesse
5 6 (46.15%) TeamCity
6 5 (38.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (38.46%) Robot Framework
7 2 (15.38%) Mockito
7 2 (15.38%) Moq
8 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
1 6 (46.15%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Automation Tester
1 7 (53.85%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Architect
4 1 (7.69%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Gherkin
2 8 (61.54%) Spring
3 7 (53.85%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) XML
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (7.69%) Ajax
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (7.69%) CSS
5 1 (7.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) jQuery
5 1 (7.69%) MSMQ
5 1 (7.69%) REST
5 1 (7.69%) SOAP
5 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) RIA
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) Automation Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (69.23%) ATDD
3 9 (69.23%) BDD
3 9 (69.23%) Open Source
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (61.54%) Kanban
5 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
5 6 (46.15%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Manual Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
6 5 (38.46%) System Testing
7 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
7 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
7 3 (23.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SDET
2 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
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