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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 346 381 314
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -67
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 57 36 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.19% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £321 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.51% -28.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £215 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.92% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 - £10.00
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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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
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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 15 £325 +5.60% 4
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Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 41 (41.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (30.00%) Oracle
4 30 (30.00%) HP
5 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 25 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
6 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
7 23 (23.00%) Test Strategy
8 21 (21.00%) ISEB
9 20 (20.00%) Finance
10 19 (19.00%) Regression Testing
10 19 (19.00%) ETL
10 19 (19.00%) JUnit
10 19 (19.00%) SoapUI
11 18 (18.00%) System Testing
11 18 (18.00%) Scrum
12 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
12 17 (17.00%) QA
13 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
13 16 (16.00%) .NET
13 16 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
14 14 (14.00%) CRM
14 14 (14.00%) Migration
14 14 (14.00%) Test Management
14 14 (14.00%) Data Migration
15 13 (13.00%) Banking
15 13 (13.00%) LoadRunner
16 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.00%) ClearCase

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 3 (3.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.00%) CMS
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (12.00%) MS Office
2 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.00%) MS Project
4 6 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (6.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (7.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.00%) SAP PP
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.00%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.00%) EDMS
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (19.00%) JUnit
1 19 (19.00%) SoapUI
2 16 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (13.00%) LoadRunner
4 12 (12.00%) ClearCase
5 11 (11.00%) Rational DOORS
6 10 (10.00%) DbUnit
7 9 (9.00%) JIRA
8 7 (7.00%) RequisitePro
9 6 (6.00%) Rational Robot
9 6 (6.00%) Selenium
9 6 (6.00%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.00%) Cucumber
11 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.00%) MSTest
12 1 (1.00%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.00%) Calabash
General
1 20 (20.00%) Finance
2 13 (13.00%) Banking
3 4 (4.00%) Games
4 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Local Government
5 1 (1.00%) Polish Language
5 1 (1.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.00%) Front Office
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 28 (28.00%) Analyst
2 26 (26.00%) Test Analyst
3 24 (24.00%) Tester
4 19 (19.00%) Test Manager
5 13 (13.00%) Test Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Test Leader
6 7 (7.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Integration Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Functional Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Senior Tester
7 6 (6.00%) Systems Test Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Functional Tester
8 4 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Testing Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Help Desk Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (3.00%) SAP Consultant
9 3 (3.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) .NET
2 11 (11.00%) SOAP
2 11 (11.00%) jQuery
3 10 (10.00%) XML
4 6 (6.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (6.00%) JSP
4 6 (6.00%) HTML
5 3 (3.00%) Web Services
6 2 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (5.00%) Data Integration
1 5 (5.00%) User Experience
1 5 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.00%) Video on Demand
2 4 (4.00%) W3C
2 4 (4.00%) STB
2 4 (4.00%) Streaming Media
2 4 (4.00%) IPTV
2 4 (4.00%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (3.00%) Online Games
4 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.00%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.00%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.00%) Linux
2 5 (5.00%) Windows
3 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (3.00%) Android
3 3 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 24 (24.00%) Test Automation
5 23 (23.00%) Test Strategy
6 19 (19.00%) ETL
6 19 (19.00%) Regression Testing
7 18 (18.00%) Scrum
7 18 (18.00%) System Testing
8 16 (16.00%) Automated Testing
9 14 (14.00%) Migration
9 14 (14.00%) CRM
9 14 (14.00%) Data Migration
9 14 (14.00%) Test Management
10 12 (12.00%) Manual Testing
11 11 (11.00%) User Stories
11 11 (11.00%) Software Testing
12 10 (10.00%) Project Management
13 8 (8.00%) Validation
14 7 (7.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.00%) SQL
2 11 (11.00%) Java
2 11 (11.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.00%) C#
4 7 (7.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (6.00%) VB
6 3 (3.00%) C
7 1 (1.00%) ABAP
7 1 (1.00%) Ruby
7 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (21.00%) ISEB
2 17 (17.00%) ISTQB
3 10 (10.00%) Degree
3 10 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (7.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) DV Cleared
5 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (17.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) FATCA
2 1 (1.00%) COREP
Systems Management
1 25 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (30.00%) Oracle
1 30 (30.00%) HP
2 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (9.00%) IBM
4 4 (4.00%) SAP
5 2 (2.00%) Apple
5 2 (2.00%) Northgate
5 2 (2.00%) Orchard
6 1 (1.00%) Mercator
6 1 (1.00%) Siebel
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