The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 10 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.85% 1.48% 2.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.82% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Functional Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
466 275 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 86.30% 81.60% 75.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 198 191
Median daily rate £420 £423 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £10.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £18.52 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northamptonshire region.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Northamptonshire region.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 7 £500 - 1
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) Regression Testing
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) Dell
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (78.57%) Boomi
2 11 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
2 11 (78.57%) Power BI
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 11 (78.57%) Continuous Deployment
3 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 11 (78.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Boomi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (78.57%) Power BI
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server 2016
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) Integration Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) SSIS Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Power BI Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) SSRS Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) UAT Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Deployment
1 11 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
1 11 (78.57%) Regression Testing
1 11 (78.57%) System Integration Testing
1 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Management
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.14%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Dell
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 11 (78.57%) VMware