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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 103 88 64
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -24
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 8 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.53% 1.18% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.37% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 19
Median daily rate £325 £450 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +60.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £311 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £620 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
Functional Testing
West Yorkshire

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
1318 1314 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.99% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 977 702
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 27 June 2016, 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 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
2 10 (43.48%) QA
3 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 7 (30.43%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (26.09%) JIRA
4 6 (26.09%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) Java
4 6 (26.09%) Scrum
5 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
5 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 4 (17.39%) Project Management
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Ruby
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SDLC

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 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) JIRA
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
3 4 (17.39%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.35%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.35%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Test Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 5 (21.74%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Tester
5 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
2 2 (8.70%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
6 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Kanban
7 2 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
7 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.04%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) C#
4 1 (4.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) ISTQB
2 7 (30.43%) ISEB
3 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (43.48%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) SAP