The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £53.75 - £10.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 171 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 69.52% 71.85% 69.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 94 83
Average daily rate £348 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £21.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £19.80 £34.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) GigaSpaces
1 3 (100.00%) Velocity
1 3 (100.00%) JSR 168
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Liferay
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) Alfresco
1 3 (100.00%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) Gradle
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Servlets
1 3 (100.00%) Struts
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) XHTML
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Velocity
1 3 (100.00%) JSR 168
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Pair Programming
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Groovy
1 3 (100.00%) Scala
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) GigaSpaces