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 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / Midlands
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
91 140 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 73.98% 77.78% 70.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 72 37
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £25.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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