The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 2.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.28% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £399 £284
% change year-on-year
-35.42% +40.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
232 122 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 72.27% 70.93% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 59 128
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 £261 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £750 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £17.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.17% -20.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Functional Testing
Tyne and Wear

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