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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Testing
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - 25 28
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough - 0.81% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.95% 3.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £58.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-34.04% +67.85%

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
104 210 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 75.91% 85.37% 72.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 123 122
Median daily rate £419 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £255 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £481 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.57% +460.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Slough region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Velocity
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Extreme Programming
2 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Servlets
2 6 (85.71%) XML
3 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (57.14%) XHTML

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 7 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (57.14%) Alfresco
2 4 (57.14%) Apache
2 4 (57.14%) Liferay
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (100.00%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
3 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) Servlets
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Velocity
1 6 (85.71%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) J2EE
3 4 (57.14%) JSR 168
3 4 (57.14%) Struts
3 4 (57.14%) XHTML
3 4 (57.14%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) REST
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Open Source
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Web Application Development
2 6 (85.71%) E-Commerce
2 6 (85.71%) Extreme Programming
2 6 (85.71%) Pair Programming
3 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
4 4 (57.14%) MVC
5 3 (42.86%) Microservices
6 2 (28.57%) Kanban
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) GigaSpaces