The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Test Analyst
Rank - 133 138
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.040% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £150
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2990 2528 2827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 91.97% 90.29% 91.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1763 1248 1433
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 185 191
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.02 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Test Analyst across the North West region.

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the North West