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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 35 30
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.70% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.89% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +300.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
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
196 225 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 89.91% 79.23% 84.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 136 95
Median daily rate £425 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +15.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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