The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 14 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 13 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 6.40% - 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.28% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -3.44%
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
157 125 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 77.34% 83.33% 74.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 52 48
Median daily rate £500 £470 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +21.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
1 13 (92.86%) PeopleSoft
1 13 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
1 13 (92.86%) System Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Time Management
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle UPK
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 7 (50.00%) JD Edwards
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Fit Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
4 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) MS Visio

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 13 (92.86%) Oracle UPK
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Aerospace
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Functional Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) PeopleSoft Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
2 6 (42.86%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Oracle Solutions Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) System Testing
1 13 (92.86%) Time Management
1 13 (92.86%) Unit Testing
1 13 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
3 1 (7.14%) Fit Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Management
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Management
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
3 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
1 13 (92.86%) PeopleSoft
2 7 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 7 (50.00%) JD Edwards