The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 56 44 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.84% 1.25% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.53% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £338 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -12.16%
UK excluding London median daily rate £342 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.56% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +26.76%
Functional Testing
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
415 327 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 87.18% 81.55% 79.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 217 143
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

Functional Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) QA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) Ranorex
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Fintech
2 1 (20.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle