The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills 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 Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank - - 132
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £301
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £463 £313
% change year-on-year
-21.62% +47.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
606 420 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.99% 12.84% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 276 129
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 10 18
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.08% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £19.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £44.50 £42.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in the North West