The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 1.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £398 £284
% change year-on-year
-27.04% +40.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Testing
Tyne and Wear

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
294 121 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 77.57% 69.94% 73.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 62 113
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £246 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £750 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Average hourly rate £18.90 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne