The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 48 - 71
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 8 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.32% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Median daily rate £453 - £278
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 - £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 - £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
Functional Testing
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
514 717 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 84.54% 78.28% 79.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 352 422
Median daily rate £438 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £530 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 32
Median hourly rate £37.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £19.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Milton Keynes region.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (35.71%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
4 3 (21.43%) Workflow
5 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) Windows
5 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Appium
2 1 (7.14%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Genymotion
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
2 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Test Planning
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (21.43%) QA Automation
3 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Data Management
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Content Management
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) High Availability
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PL/SQL
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO