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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 38 40
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 1.14% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.51% 0.95%
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 £30.00 £35.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +72.83%
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
321 265 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.70% 75.50% 83.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 187 193
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £18.75 £20.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +48.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £19.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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
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