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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 33 31
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.41% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.55% 1.12%
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 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
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
198 183 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 91.24% 75.31% 84.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 118 96
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +60.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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