The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank - 33 23
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.46% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £310 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
Functional Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 181 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 71.62% 83.03% 70.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 59
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £225 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northampton region.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northampton