The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Functional Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank 419 432 418
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Tester 3 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.009% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £400 £359 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.57% +36.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - -
Functional Tester
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
20320 21442 22317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.64% 95.04% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14519 15176 16085
Median daily rate £475 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 341 443
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Functional Tester in the job title.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Mayfair - 1 £400 -
Functional Tester
England

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Functional Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Functional Tester in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) SAP
6 1 (14.29%) Windows

Functional Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
1 1 (14.29%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Data Management
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 3 (42.86%) Wealth Management
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Guidewire
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) SAP