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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 39 27
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.35% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 £25.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+130.00% -33.33%
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
144 221 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 79.12% 78.37% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 140 78
Average daily rate £405 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.51% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Average hourly rate - £16.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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