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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / London
Rank 231 245 218
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 178 174 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.92% 0.81% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.95% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 106 152
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-10.50% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +123.80%

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
16429 18227 17626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.94% 85.00% 82.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11899 13033 12566
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 218 206
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -3 19 £381 -7.57% 5
Croydon +4 6 £413 +22.67%
Osterley +2 3 £450 -5.26%
Bromley - 2 £425 -
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £250 -
Greenwich - 1 £367 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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.

1 170 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (26.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 77 (22.45%) Finance
3 77 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 74 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 71 (20.70%) Regression Testing
6 68 (19.83%) QA
7 67 (19.53%) JIRA
7 67 (19.53%) Test Automation
8 63 (18.37%) Selenium
8 63 (18.37%) Java
9 58 (16.91%) SQL
10 55 (16.03%) Banking
11 53 (15.45%) Scrum
12 50 (14.58%) TDD
13 49 (14.29%) Git (software)
14 43 (12.54%) Jenkins
15 42 (12.24%) BDD
15 42 (12.24%) Exploratory Testing
16 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
17 39 (11.37%) JavaScript
18 36 (10.50%) Windows
19 35 (10.20%) Cucumber
20 34 (9.91%) Automation Testing
20 34 (9.91%) Linux
20 34 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (9.62%) Software Testing
21 33 (9.62%) C#
22 32 (9.33%) MS Excel
23 31 (9.04%) Python

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 26 (7.58%) Confluence
2 8 (2.33%) CMS
2 8 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.75%) Apache
5 5 (1.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (1.17%) Moodle
7 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.87%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Service Bus
7 3 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.58%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.58%) CICS
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.29%) Drupal
9 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.29%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 32 (9.33%) MS Excel
2 14 (4.08%) MS Office
2 14 (4.08%) MS Visio
3 10 (2.92%) MS Project
4 6 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.58%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 19 (5.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.75%) Temenos T24
3 3 (0.87%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.58%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.58%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.29%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 1 (0.29%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.29%) Eagle PACE
5 1 (0.29%) Endur
5 1 (0.29%) Findur
5 1 (0.29%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.29%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.29%) SAP EHS
5 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.29%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.21%) Office 365
3 7 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.46%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.17%) IaaS
5 4 (1.17%) PaaS
6 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (0.87%) G Suite
7 2 (0.58%) Bluemix
7 2 (0.58%) GitHub
7 2 (0.58%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.92%) HTTP
2 6 (1.75%) DHCP
2 6 (1.75%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (1.75%) DNS
2 6 (1.75%) GGSN
2 6 (1.75%) GPRS
2 6 (1.75%) GSM
2 6 (1.75%) LTE
2 6 (1.75%) SMTP
2 6 (1.75%) SNMP
2 6 (1.75%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.75%) UMTS
2 6 (1.75%) VoIP
3 3 (0.87%) DVB
3 3 (0.87%) Intranet
4 2 (0.58%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.58%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) DSL
5 1 (0.29%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 9 (2.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.33%) MySQL
4 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.04%) MS Access
6 6 (1.75%) Big Data
6 6 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.75%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.87%) DB2
Development Applications
1 67 (19.53%) JIRA
2 63 (18.37%) Selenium
3 49 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 43 (12.54%) Jenkins
5 35 (10.20%) Cucumber
6 26 (7.58%) HP UFT
7 21 (6.12%) WebDriver
8 15 (4.37%) JUnit
9 14 (4.08%) Subversion
10 13 (3.79%) CruiseControl
10 13 (3.79%) Eclipse
10 13 (3.79%) Maven
11 12 (3.50%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.21%) Visual Studio
13 10 (2.92%) JMeter
13 10 (2.92%) SpecFlow
14 9 (2.62%) SoapUI
15 8 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (2.04%) JBehave
16 7 (2.04%) TestRail
General
1 77 (22.45%) Finance
2 55 (16.03%) Banking
3 21 (6.12%) Retail
4 20 (5.83%) Investment Banking
5 18 (5.25%) Front Office
6 14 (4.08%) Back Office
7 13 (3.79%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.92%) Advertising
9 7 (2.04%) Legal
10 6 (1.75%) Marketing
11 5 (1.46%) Games
12 3 (0.87%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.87%) Publishing
13 2 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.29%) French Language
14 1 (0.29%) Law
14 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (31.49%) Analyst
2 84 (24.49%) Test Analyst
3 73 (21.28%) Tester
4 53 (15.45%) Developer
5 27 (7.87%) Automation Tester
6 26 (7.58%) Automation Test Analyst
7 18 (5.25%) Test Manager
8 17 (4.96%) Business Analyst
9 15 (4.37%) Consultant
9 15 (4.37%) QA Tester
9 15 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (4.37%) Test Engineer
10 14 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 13 (3.79%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (3.79%) Test Leader
12 11 (3.21%) Functional Analyst
12 11 (3.21%) Functional Test Analyst
12 11 (3.21%) QA Engineer
13 10 (2.92%) Senior Tester
14 9 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (7.58%) HTML
2 24 (7.00%) AngularJS
3 23 (6.71%) Node.js
3 23 (6.71%) RESTful
4 22 (6.41%) JSON
5 21 (6.12%) CSS
5 21 (6.12%) Web Services
6 18 (5.25%) .NET
6 18 (5.25%) Gherkin
7 17 (4.96%) XML
8 16 (4.66%) HTML5
8 16 (4.66%) REST
9 15 (4.37%) CSS3
10 12 (3.50%) Sass
11 11 (3.21%) Spring
12 10 (2.92%) Kafka
12 10 (2.92%) React
13 9 (2.62%) Middleware
14 8 (2.33%) Express
15 7 (2.04%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 13 (3.79%) User Experience
5 8 (2.33%) STB
6 7 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.75%) Derivative
8 5 (1.46%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.46%) Reinsurance
8 5 (1.46%) Video on Demand
9 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.17%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.17%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.17%) Digital TV
9 4 (1.17%) Equities
9 4 (1.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.87%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (10.50%) Windows
2 34 (9.91%) Linux
3 25 (7.29%) Unix
4 12 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.62%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.75%) Mac OS
6 6 (1.75%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.75%) Windows Server
7 4 (1.17%) Android
7 4 (1.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.58%) zOS
9 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.29%) Solaris
9 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (49.56%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (26.24%) Non-Functional Testing
3 77 (22.45%) Test Scripting
4 74 (21.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 71 (20.70%) Regression Testing
6 67 (19.53%) Test Automation
7 53 (15.45%) Scrum
8 50 (14.58%) TDD
9 42 (12.24%) BDD
9 42 (12.24%) Exploratory Testing
10 34 (9.91%) Automation Testing
10 34 (9.91%) Continuous Integration
11 33 (9.62%) Software Testing
12 31 (9.04%) Test Strategy
13 30 (8.75%) System Integration Testing
14 28 (8.16%) Integration Testing
15 27 (7.87%) ITIL
16 25 (7.29%) Migration
16 25 (7.29%) Test Management
17 24 (7.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (18.37%) Java
2 58 (16.91%) SQL
3 39 (11.37%) JavaScript
4 33 (9.62%) C#
5 31 (9.04%) Python
6 16 (4.66%) Shell Script
7 14 (4.08%) Ruby
8 12 (3.50%) PL/SQL
8 12 (3.50%) VBA
9 11 (3.21%) Perl
10 9 (2.62%) Scala
11 8 (2.33%) C++
12 7 (2.04%) Clojure
12 7 (2.04%) ES6
13 6 (1.75%) PHP
14 5 (1.46%) Groovy
14 5 (1.46%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.46%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.17%) ABAP
15 4 (1.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (7.29%) Degree
2 24 (7.00%) ISTQB
3 18 (5.25%) Security Cleared
4 14 (4.08%) ISEB
5 9 (2.62%) SC Cleared
6 8 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.87%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (19.83%) QA
2 13 (3.79%) SDET
3 4 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.58%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.58%) MiFID
4 2 (0.58%) WCAG
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
5 1 (0.29%) EMIR
System Software
1 9 (2.62%) Docker
2 5 (1.46%) XenApp
2 5 (1.46%) XenDesktop
3 4 (1.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.58%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.29%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.75%) Ansible
3 6 (1.75%) HockeyApp
3 6 (1.75%) Puppet
4 4 (1.17%) SCCM
5 3 (0.87%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.87%) Nagios
6 2 (0.58%) Ambari
6 2 (0.58%) CA Endevor
6 2 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.58%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.29%) OpenView
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 40 (11.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (5.83%) HP
3 19 (5.54%) IBM
4 18 (5.25%) SAP
5 14 (4.08%) Oracle
6 10 (2.92%) Guidewire
7 9 (2.62%) Atlassian
7 9 (2.62%) Huawei
8 6 (1.75%) Google
9 4 (1.17%) Apple
9 4 (1.17%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.87%) Adobe
10 3 (0.87%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.87%) Reuters
10 3 (0.87%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.87%) Twitter
11 2 (0.58%) Facebook
11 2 (0.58%) SaltStack
11 2 (0.58%) Splunk
11 2 (0.58%) Workday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Pearson Frank
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago