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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 166 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.069% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
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 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
561 328 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 12.88% 10.71% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 194 170
Average daily rate £388 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 4 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +5.00%

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

Rational Functional Tester
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 Rational Functional Tester within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 September 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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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Job
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Manchester - 3 £400 - 1
Rational Functional Tester
England

Rational Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Rational Functional Tester also 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 that cited Rational Functional Tester.

1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Green Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) JSP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 1 (16.67%) ProC

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Rational Functional Tester also 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 that cited Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (16.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) ProC
2 1 (16.67%) ClearQuest
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Robot
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JSP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Volume Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) PL/SQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 3 (50.00%) Green Hat