The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Tester
Rank - - 89
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
833 994 1148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 89.86% 92.04% 90.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 518 394
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 35 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in Reading