The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 394 399 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.018% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.032% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£360 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+67.86% +4.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
England

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

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3144 2952 2550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.78% 13.45% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2310 2124 1879
Average daily rate £425 £415 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.53% +0.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 13
Average hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +57.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Rational Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Rational Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Rational Functional Tester
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 Rational Functional Tester within the London region over the 3 months to 3 March 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
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Rational Functional Tester
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Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) RequisitePro
2 6 (85.71%) Rational Robot
2 6 (85.71%) IBM
2 6 (85.71%) HP
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) SOAP
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) RUP
4 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 4 (57.14%) MS Project
4 4 (57.14%) W3C
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
6 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) Unified Process
6 2 (28.57%) Business Development
7 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (14.29%) VBScript
7 1 (14.29%) Oracle
7 1 (14.29%) Time Management

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (85.71%) RequisitePro
2 6 (85.71%) Rational Robot
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 4 (57.14%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
4 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Testing Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) SOAP
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 6 (85.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) System Testing
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) RUP
4 2 (28.57%) Unified Process
4 2 (28.57%) Business Development
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) IBM
1 6 (85.71%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle