The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Northampton region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 0.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -30.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 86 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 80.90% 67.72% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 47 99
Average daily rate £450 £383 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £150.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -91.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Functional Testing
Northamptonshire

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

Functional Testing
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM