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 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 84 86 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 9 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.78% 1.15% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.32% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 15
Median daily rate £425 £320 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -1.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
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
984 1367 961
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.05% 87.13% 81.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 911 656
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

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 5 December 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Selenium
3 9 (47.37%) Java
4 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 8 (42.11%) Ruby
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
6 6 (31.58%) ISEB
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
6 6 (31.58%) Scrum
6 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
6 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (26.32%) Kanban
7 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) QA
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) HTML
8 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Scala
8 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
8 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (21.05%) GitHub
8 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Appium
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (5.26%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Temenos T24
1 1 (5.26%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (10.53%) DB2
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) WebDriver
3 6 (31.58%) Git (software)
3 6 (31.58%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (15.79%) Appium
6 3 (15.79%) Maven
7 2 (10.53%) JMeter
7 2 (10.53%) LoadRunner
7 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
7 2 (10.53%) Subversion
7 2 (10.53%) Zephyr
8 1 (5.26%) Calabash
8 1 (5.26%) Hudson
8 1 (5.26%) JBehave
8 1 (5.26%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (5.26%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Rational Performance Tester
8 1 (5.26%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Developer in Test
3 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Services Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAP Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (10.53%) REST
3 2 (10.53%) SOAP
3 2 (10.53%) Spring
3 2 (10.53%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Scrum
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Kanban
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 3 (15.79%) MVC
6 3 (15.79%) Pair Programming
6 3 (15.79%) SDLC
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Software Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) System Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 8 (42.11%) Ruby
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) Scala
5 1 (5.26%) C
5 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
1 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (5.26%) Calypso
3 1 (5.26%) Guidewire
3 1 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Temenos