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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 49 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.22% - 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% - 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+84.61% -13.33%
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
368 269 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 81.42% 75.56% 72.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 116 102
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £542 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 3
Average hourly rate £43.75 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+165.15% +22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) RAD
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) JIRA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ranorex
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Lead Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer in Test
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Assurance Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) RAD
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Product Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle