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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
England / Midlands
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 1.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +147.31%

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
85 90 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 70.83% 68.70% 68.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 52 34
Median daily rate £450 £500 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £34.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle UPK
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
2 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management

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 2 (66.67%) Oracle UPK
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle EBS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) People Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Hyperion
1 2 (66.67%) JD Edwards
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) HP