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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 365 366 357
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 35 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.21% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 18
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£323 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £290
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £80.00 £42.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £110.00 -
% change year-on-year
-68.18% -
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
17601 18256 16725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.28% 78.22% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12320 13018 11607
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 228 233
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £82.50 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Feltham - 4 £324 -
City of London +4 3 £344 +13.63%
Docklands, London - 2 £275 -
Hammersmith - 1 £400 -
Sidcup - 1 - -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 34 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 28 (35.00%) SQL
3 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.25%) HP
4 17 (21.25%) ISEB
4 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
5 16 (20.00%) QA
5 16 (20.00%) Finance
6 15 (18.75%) Oracle
7 14 (17.50%) SoapUI
7 14 (17.50%) Test Strategy
8 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
8 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
8 13 (16.25%) Test Management
8 13 (16.25%) System Testing
8 13 (16.25%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
9 12 (15.00%) ISTQB
10 11 (13.75%) Degree
10 11 (13.75%) Automated Testing
10 11 (13.75%) Scrum
10 11 (13.75%) ETL
10 11 (13.75%) SOAP
11 10 (12.50%) XML
11 10 (12.50%) MS Office
11 10 (12.50%) Selenium
12 9 (11.25%) .NET
12 9 (11.25%) IBM
12 9 (11.25%) Microsoft

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (5.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (1.25%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (12.50%) MS Office
2 6 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.00%) MS Project
4 3 (3.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP PP
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.25%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle ODI
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.25%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) DataStage
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) SoapUI
2 13 (16.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 10 (12.50%) Selenium
4 8 (10.00%) Rational Functional Tester
5 7 (8.75%) RequisitePro
5 7 (8.75%) JUnit
5 7 (8.75%) Rational Robot
6 5 (6.25%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.00%) JIRA
8 3 (3.75%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (3.75%) DbUnit
8 3 (3.75%) ClearCase
9 2 (2.50%) MSI
9 2 (2.50%) AdminStudio
9 2 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 2 (2.50%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.25%) WebLOAD
10 1 (1.25%) Maven
10 1 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (8.75%) Banking
2 7 (8.75%) Legal
3 6 (7.50%) Retail
4 4 (5.00%) Games
5 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.50%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.25%) Local Government
7 1 (1.25%) Front Office
7 1 (1.25%) Advertising
7 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Test Analyst
3 21 (26.25%) Tester
4 16 (20.00%) Functional Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Functional Test Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Test Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Test Leader
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) SAP Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Functional Tester
8 4 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Siebel Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Testing Manager
9 3 (3.75%) Help Desk Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Integration Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Systems Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Tester
9 3 (3.75%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) SOAP
2 10 (12.50%) XML
3 9 (11.25%) .NET
4 3 (3.75%) jQuery
4 3 (3.75%) Web Services
4 3 (3.75%) HTML
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.25%) Sphinx
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.25%) PHP-FPM
6 1 (1.25%) Zend Framework
6 1 (1.25%) JSON
6 1 (1.25%) JSP
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) XSD
6 1 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
3 4 (5.00%) Online Games
4 2 (2.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.50%) W3C
4 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.50%) User Experience
5 1 (1.25%) iSeries
5 1 (1.25%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.25%) Over-the-Top Content
5 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.25%) IPTV
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.25%) NHS
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.00%) Linux
2 3 (3.75%) UNIX
3 2 (2.50%) Windows
3 2 (2.50%) Solaris
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.50%) Android
3 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (21.25%) Test Scripting
4 14 (17.50%) Test Strategy
5 13 (16.25%) Test Automation
5 13 (16.25%) Software Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Integration Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Test Management
5 13 (16.25%) System Testing
5 13 (16.25%) Regression Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Automated Testing
6 11 (13.75%) Scrum
6 11 (13.75%) ETL
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
8 7 (8.75%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.75%) User Stories
8 7 (8.75%) Procure-to-pay
8 7 (8.75%) UML
9 5 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) SQL
2 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
2 7 (8.75%) Java
3 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) VBA
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) Python
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) RPG
6 1 (1.25%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) ISEB
2 12 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (13.75%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) FATCA
2 1 (1.25%) COREP
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (21.25%) HP
2 15 (18.75%) Oracle
3 9 (11.25%) IBM
3 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 4 (5.00%) Siebel
6 3 (3.75%) Ariba
7 2 (2.50%) Apple
7 2 (2.50%) Twitter
7 2 (2.50%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.25%) Zend
8 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.25%) Citrix
8 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.25%) AppSense
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