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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+19.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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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
121 104 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 69.14% 69.33% 65.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 57 77
Average daily rate £400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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