The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 415 404 399
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 7 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.026% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.028% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
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£425 £375 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +32.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £313 £230
% change year-on-year
-0.80% +35.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
Functional Test Analyst
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21543 21605 21608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 91.95% 92.86% 92.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 15058 15017 14639
Average daily rate £450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 382 462
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in London

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst across the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in London

Functional Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in London

Functional Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 1 - -
Functional Test Analyst
England

Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title.

1 14 (82.35%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) HP
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) Siebel
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-pay
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Derivative
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 2 (11.76%) Legal
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Market Risk
5 2 (11.76%) QA
5 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title 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 with Functional Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Derivative
2 2 (11.76%) Credit Risk
2 2 (11.76%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.88%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Use Case
3 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (17.65%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) System Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) HP
2 4 (23.53%) Siebel
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft