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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 31 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.65% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £336 £326 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.30% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.96%
Functional Testing
Northamptonshire

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
197 222 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 81.07% 76.82% 78.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 165 111
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +23.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Functional Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northampton region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) Boomi
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Power BI
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) Power BI
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) SSIS Consultant
3 2 (50.00%) Power BI Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) SSRS Consultant
4 1 (25.00%) UAT Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 4 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware