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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 243 255 200
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -55
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 191 165 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.87% 0.73% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.90% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 104 177
Median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £599 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
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
18514 18318 18329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.96% 80.96% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 13544 12887 13134
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 258 228
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.30 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -3.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £78.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 28 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
City of London +36 21 £410 +2.50% 16
Croydon - 5 £390 - 1
Hayes - 4 £425 -
Osterley - 4 £116 -
Docklands, London +6 1 £460 +67.27%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 London region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 174 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.82%) SQL
2 101 (27.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 95 (26.17%) Finance
4 85 (23.42%) JIRA
5 81 (22.31%) User Acceptance Testing
5 81 (22.31%) Test Scripting
6 80 (22.04%) Scrum
7 72 (19.83%) QA
8 71 (19.56%) Test Automation
9 68 (18.73%) Java
10 64 (17.63%) Selenium
11 63 (17.36%) Integration Testing
12 62 (17.08%) Banking
12 62 (17.08%) HP
13 57 (15.70%) BDD
14 56 (15.43%) Regression Testing
15 54 (14.88%) HP Quality Center
16 53 (14.60%) Test Strategy
17 52 (14.33%) Cucumber
18 50 (13.77%) Software Testing
19 49 (13.50%) SDLC
20 48 (13.22%) Unix
21 46 (12.67%) Python
21 46 (12.67%) Git (software)
22 44 (12.12%) Linux
22 44 (12.12%) Microsoft
23 43 (11.85%) Performance Testing
24 41 (11.29%) Automated Testing
24 41 (11.29%) TDD

Functional Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 17 (4.68%) Confluence
2 12 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.20%) Node.js
4 7 (1.93%) Apache
5 6 (1.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.38%) Jetty
6 5 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 4 (1.10%) Oracle Service Bus
8 3 (0.83%) GemFire
9 2 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.55%) Drupal
9 2 (0.55%) FileNet
9 2 (0.55%) JBoss
9 2 (0.55%) Mule
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.28%) CMS
10 1 (0.28%) Documentum
10 1 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 33 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 32 (8.82%) MS Office
3 13 (3.58%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (1.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (2.75%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.83%) OpenText VIM for SAP
2 3 (0.83%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
4 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.28%) Global One
4 1 (0.28%) Kondor
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.28%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.28%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.38%) GitHub
3 3 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.55%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.28%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.51%) HTTP
2 8 (2.20%) DVB
3 5 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.38%) Wireshark
4 4 (1.10%) Internet
5 3 (0.83%) Extranet
5 3 (0.83%) Intranet
5 3 (0.83%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.55%) Firewall
6 2 (0.55%) FTP
6 2 (0.55%) NAS
6 2 (0.55%) SAN
6 2 (0.55%) VPN
7 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.26%) Data Warehouse
1 30 (8.26%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.86%) MySQL
2 14 (3.86%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (2.20%) MS Access
5 7 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.65%) CouchDB
6 6 (1.65%) Data Mining
7 5 (1.38%) Big Data
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (1.10%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.55%) IDOL
11 1 (0.28%) GIS
11 1 (0.28%) HBase
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 85 (23.42%) JIRA
2 64 (17.63%) Selenium
3 52 (14.33%) Cucumber
4 46 (12.67%) Git (software)
5 37 (10.19%) Jenkins
6 30 (8.26%) JUnit
7 29 (7.99%) Subversion
8 27 (7.44%) WebDriver
9 26 (7.16%) HP UFT
10 23 (6.34%) LoadRunner
11 22 (6.06%) JMeter
11 22 (6.06%) TeamCity
12 20 (5.51%) SoapUI
13 18 (4.96%) Maven
14 16 (4.41%) Gradle
15 14 (3.86%) Toad
16 13 (3.58%) Appium
16 13 (3.58%) Mockito
17 11 (3.03%) CruiseControl
18 8 (2.20%) Gatling
General
1 95 (26.17%) Finance
2 62 (17.08%) Banking
3 23 (6.34%) Investment Banking
4 22 (6.06%) Front Office
5 16 (4.41%) Back Office
6 14 (3.86%) Retail
7 10 (2.75%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.93%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.83%) Games
9 3 (0.83%) Legal
9 3 (0.83%) Marketing
10 2 (0.55%) Electronics
10 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (23.69%) Analyst
2 76 (20.94%) Tester
3 65 (17.91%) Test Analyst
4 46 (12.67%) Developer
5 38 (10.47%) Test Manager
6 29 (7.99%) Automation Tester
7 24 (6.61%) Java Developer
7 24 (6.61%) Test Leader
8 22 (6.06%) Test Engineer
9 21 (5.79%) Business Analyst
10 16 (4.41%) Banking Analyst
11 14 (3.86%) Programme Manager
11 14 (3.86%) Programme Test Manager
11 14 (3.86%) Test Programme Manager
12 12 (3.31%) Functional Tester
13 11 (3.03%) Agile Developer
13 11 (3.03%) Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (3.03%) Developer in Test
13 11 (3.03%) Senior Developer
14 9 (2.48%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (11.02%) Web Services
2 28 (7.71%) JSON
3 24 (6.61%) RESTful
4 23 (6.34%) XML
5 19 (5.23%) .NET
6 18 (4.96%) Spring
7 15 (4.13%) HTML
7 15 (4.13%) Middleware
8 14 (3.86%) Gherkin
8 14 (3.86%) SOAP
9 12 (3.31%) REST
10 9 (2.48%) AngularJS
11 7 (1.93%) CSS
12 6 (1.65%) JMS
12 6 (1.65%) jQuery
12 6 (1.65%) OpenGL
12 6 (1.65%) PowerMock
12 6 (1.65%) Qt
13 5 (1.38%) Guice
13 5 (1.38%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.71%) STB
2 21 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (4.41%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.13%) Embedded Systems
5 14 (3.86%) Management Information System
6 13 (3.58%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.31%) Fixed Income
7 12 (3.31%) Statistics
8 11 (3.03%) DTV
9 10 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.48%) Device Driver
10 9 (2.48%) IPTV
11 7 (1.93%) Credit Risk
12 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.65%) Over-the-Top Content
12 6 (1.65%) User Experience
13 5 (1.38%) Derivative
13 5 (1.38%) MPEG
13 5 (1.38%) Wiki
14 4 (1.10%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (13.22%) Unix
2 44 (12.12%) Linux
3 26 (7.16%) Windows
4 9 (2.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (2.20%) Android
6 7 (1.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.28%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (47.93%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (27.82%) Non-Functional Testing
3 81 (22.31%) Test Scripting
3 81 (22.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 80 (22.04%) Scrum
5 71 (19.56%) Test Automation
6 63 (17.36%) Integration Testing
7 57 (15.70%) BDD
8 56 (15.43%) Regression Testing
9 53 (14.60%) Test Strategy
10 50 (13.77%) Software Testing
11 49 (13.50%) SDLC
12 43 (11.85%) Performance Testing
13 41 (11.29%) Automated Testing
13 41 (11.29%) TDD
14 40 (11.02%) Defect Management
15 39 (10.74%) Manual Testing
16 38 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
17 33 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
18 32 (8.82%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 101 (27.82%) SQL
2 68 (18.73%) Java
3 46 (12.67%) Python
4 29 (7.99%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.99%) Ruby
5 23 (6.34%) C
6 21 (5.79%) C++
7 17 (4.68%) C#
7 17 (4.68%) Groovy
8 16 (4.41%) VBA
9 15 (4.13%) Shell Script
10 14 (3.86%) Perl
11 9 (2.48%) PowerShell
11 9 (2.48%) VBScript
12 8 (2.20%) VB
12 8 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.93%) PHP
14 5 (1.38%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.83%) ES6
16 2 (0.55%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 40 (11.02%) ISEB
2 38 (10.47%) ISTQB
3 31 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 30 (8.26%) Security Cleared
5 28 (7.71%) Degree
6 22 (6.06%) SC Cleared
7 7 (1.93%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (19.83%) QA
2 4 (1.10%) EMIR
3 3 (0.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.83%) SDET
4 2 (0.55%) MiFID
5 1 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
5 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (1.65%) Docker
1 6 (1.65%) LXC
2 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) NFS
2 2 (0.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 54 (14.88%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.10%) Graphite
3 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.28%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) SCCM
Vendors
1 62 (17.08%) HP
2 44 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 35 (9.64%) Oracle
4 23 (6.34%) IBM
5 14 (3.86%) Atlassian
6 12 (3.31%) VMware
7 11 (3.03%) SOASTA, Inc
8 10 (2.75%) Cognos
9 6 (1.65%) SAP
10 5 (1.38%) Calypso
10 5 (1.38%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.10%) Pega
12 3 (0.83%) Apple
12 3 (0.83%) Ariba
12 3 (0.83%) Citrix
12 3 (0.83%) EMC
12 3 (0.83%) Google
12 3 (0.83%) OpenText
12 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.83%) WorldPay
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