The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Rank 74 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 13 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.18% 1.66% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.95% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
Median daily rate £313 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £280 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £613 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
938 1230 963
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.81% 85.24% 85.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 834 703
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 8
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.21 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.15 £29.30
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 Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
3 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 11 (45.83%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Selenium
4 11 (45.83%) Kanban
5 10 (41.67%) Java
5 10 (41.67%) ISEB
5 10 (41.67%) Scrum
6 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
8 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
9 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
9 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
10 5 (20.83%) Ruby
10 5 (20.83%) JIRA
10 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (20.83%) MSTest
10 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
10 5 (20.83%) QA
10 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
1 5 (20.83%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (4.17%) Temenos T24
1 1 (4.17%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) GitHub
2 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (8.33%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Selenium
2 7 (29.17%) WebDriver
3 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
4 5 (20.83%) JIRA
4 5 (20.83%) MSTest
4 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (12.50%) Appium
5 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 3 (12.50%) Maven
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 2 (8.33%) SoapUI
6 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (8.33%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.17%) Hudson
7 1 (4.17%) JBehave
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Tester
2 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 7 (29.17%) Test Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 4 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Software Test Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (8.33%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) SOAP
3 2 (8.33%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Kanban
4 10 (41.67%) Scrum
5 9 (37.50%) Manual Testing
6 8 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Exploratory Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.83%) Regression Testing
9 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.67%) BDD
11 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
11 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
11 3 (12.50%) Project Management
11 3 (12.50%) SDLC
11 3 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) SQL
2 10 (41.67%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.83%) Ruby
5 4 (16.67%) Scala
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (4.17%) Calypso
2 1 (4.17%) Guidewire
2 1 (4.17%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) IBM
2 1 (4.17%) Temenos