The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 368 380 379
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 56 32 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.14% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 18
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £255 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £410 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £295 £301
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
Functional Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18365 18102 18348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.72% 78.99% 78.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13067 12777 12671
Average daily rate £450 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 226 280
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £27.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Functional Testing
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 Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 -8 6 £385 +46.66% 2
Docklands, London - 3 £275 -
Hammersmith -7 1 £425 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing.

1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 24 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (24.73%) HP
4 22 (23.66%) QA
5 21 (22.58%) Oracle
6 20 (21.51%) Test Scripting
6 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (18.28%) MS Office
8 16 (17.20%) ISEB
8 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
8 16 (17.20%) Software Testing
8 16 (17.20%) Selenium
8 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
9 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
9 15 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
9 15 (16.13%) Java
9 15 (16.13%) HP UFT
10 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
10 14 (15.05%) System Testing
10 14 (15.05%) Test Management
10 14 (15.05%) ISTQB
10 14 (15.05%) Degree
10 14 (15.05%) Retail
11 13 (13.98%) Regression Testing
12 12 (12.90%) Finance
12 12 (12.90%) JUnit
12 12 (12.90%) XML
12 12 (12.90%) JIRA
12 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.83%) Scrum

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.45%) CMS
2 2 (2.15%) Lync
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.08%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 17 (18.28%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.08%) HipChat
5 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) SaaS
2 1 (1.08%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) ADSL
1 3 (3.23%) LAN
1 3 (3.23%) WLAN
1 3 (3.23%) WAN
1 3 (3.23%) DHCP
1 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.23%) VPN
1 3 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (1.08%) Intranet
2 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.45%) MySQL
1 6 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.08%) DataStage
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (17.20%) Selenium
2 15 (16.13%) HP UFT
3 12 (12.90%) JUnit
3 12 (12.90%) JIRA
4 8 (8.60%) SoapUI
5 7 (7.53%) WebDriver
6 6 (6.45%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.45%) Rational Functional Tester
6 6 (6.45%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.38%) RequisitePro
7 5 (5.38%) Rational Robot
8 3 (3.23%) JMeter
9 2 (2.15%) Maven
9 2 (2.15%) MSI
9 2 (2.15%) AdminStudio
9 2 (2.15%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.08%) WebLOAD
10 1 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.08%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.08%) Spock
General
1 14 (15.05%) Retail
2 12 (12.90%) Finance
3 7 (7.53%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.23%) Games
6 2 (2.15%) Publishing
6 2 (2.15%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.08%) Front Office
7 1 (1.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Analyst
2 24 (25.81%) Tester
2 24 (25.81%) Test Analyst
3 22 (23.66%) Test Manager
4 14 (15.05%) Functional Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Functional Test Analyst
5 11 (11.83%) Functional Tester
6 4 (4.30%) Test Leader
6 4 (4.30%) Automation Tester
6 4 (4.30%) Siebel Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.30%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Consultant
6 4 (4.30%) Developer
7 3 (3.23%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.23%) Software Tester
8 2 (2.15%) QA Analyst
8 2 (2.15%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (2.15%) Test Specialist
8 2 (2.15%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.90%) XML
2 8 (8.60%) SOAP
3 7 (7.53%) .NET
4 6 (6.45%) HTML
5 4 (4.30%) JSON
6 3 (3.23%) XSL
6 3 (3.23%) Web Services
7 2 (2.15%) CSS
7 2 (2.15%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.08%) XSLT
8 1 (1.08%) Middleware
8 1 (1.08%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (1.08%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.08%) RESTful
8 1 (1.08%) Sphinx
8 1 (1.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 1 (1.08%) PHP-FPM
8 1 (1.08%) JSP
8 1 (1.08%) J2EE
8 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Computer Science
1 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.15%) Online Games
3 2 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.15%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Replication
4 1 (1.08%) STB
4 1 (1.08%) Derivative
4 1 (1.08%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.08%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) W3C
4 1 (1.08%) iSeries
4 1 (1.08%) SWIFT
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.08%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
1 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (3.23%) Windows 8
2 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone
2 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
2 3 (3.23%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.08%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
2 20 (21.51%) Test Scripting
2 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.20%) Automated Testing
3 16 (17.20%) Software Testing
4 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
5 14 (15.05%) Test Management
5 14 (15.05%) System Testing
6 13 (13.98%) Regression Testing
7 11 (11.83%) Scrum
8 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
9 9 (9.68%) Use Case
10 8 (8.60%) Integration Testing
10 8 (8.60%) Procure-to-pay
10 8 (8.60%) System Integration Testing
11 7 (7.53%) Performance Testing
12 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (5.38%) User Stories
12 5 (5.38%) Bug Management
12 5 (5.38%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 25 (26.88%) SQL
2 15 (16.13%) Java
3 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.45%) PHP
4 6 (6.45%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.38%) VBA
6 4 (4.30%) Python
7 3 (3.23%) XPath
7 3 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) C#
8 2 (2.15%) VB
9 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.08%) VBScript
9 1 (1.08%) RPG
Qualifications
1 16 (17.20%) ISEB
1 16 (17.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (15.05%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.05%) Degree
3 12 (12.90%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.45%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) MCP
5 2 (2.15%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.66%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.38%) SCCM
3 3 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (24.73%) HP
2 21 (22.58%) Oracle
3 14 (15.05%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.38%) IBM
5 4 (4.30%) SAP
5 4 (4.30%) Siebel
5 4 (4.30%) Citrix
5 4 (4.30%) Ariba
5 4 (4.30%) Splunk
6 3 (3.23%) Apple
6 3 (3.23%) McAfee
6 3 (3.23%) Dell
7 2 (2.15%) Cisco
7 2 (2.15%) Twitter
7 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.15%) Polycom
8 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.08%) AppSense
8 1 (1.08%) Zend
8 1 (1.08%) SEEBURGER
City, London
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