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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 63 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 4 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.77% 1.07% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.33% 0.86%
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 £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +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
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
448 377 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.99% 80.56% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 237 163
Median daily rate £415 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 9
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 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +26.94%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -14 4 £338 +3.84%
Functional Testing
East Midlands

Functional Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottinghamshire 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 Nottinghamshire 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