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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 151 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £300 £241
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +24.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
Functional Test Analyst
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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
3422 2832 2183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.17% 92.40% 93.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1942 1531 1046
Average daily rate £388 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 178 173
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

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

Functional Test Analyst
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 1 - -
Functional Test Analyst
England

Functional Test Analyst
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Test Analyst in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Essbase
4 1 (25.00%) Hyperion
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Functional Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Essbase
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Hyperion