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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 41 44 39
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.89% 0.49% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £300 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £57.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-26.08% +147.31%

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
287 329 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.42% 81.23% 76.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 193 122
Median daily rate £378 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Median hourly rate £18.50 £43.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.71% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £18.75 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £43.75 £75.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (42.86%) System Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
3 3 (42.86%) Fintech
4 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Eclipse

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 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
2 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
3 1 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior UAT Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) UAT Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) WPF
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fintech
2 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
2 3 (42.86%) System Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
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