The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 57 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -5
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.18% 0.97% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.18% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 8
Median daily rate £575 £313 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.00% +14.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Oxfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
456 423 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 82.76% 81.66% 82.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 343 350
Median daily rate £475 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £145 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 25
Median hourly rate £17.43 £55.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.30% +129.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.00 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.19 £137.50 £27.50
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 Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Oxfordshire region.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Maven
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Unix

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SSH
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) JProfiler
2 1 (20.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (20.00%) YourKit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JAX-RS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) UML
4 1 (20.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification