The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 53 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.20% - 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £328 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.10% +0.76%
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
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 Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 307 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 81.05% 74.33% 73.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 131 116
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 £590 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 6
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham - 1 £400 - 1
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
2 3 (42.86%) QA
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (28.57%) Oracle Applications
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Ranorex
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Automated Test Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Penetration Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Assurance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (14.29%) Use Case
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) HP
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle