The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 17 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.78
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.96%
Functional Testing
West 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 Solihull region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
92 80 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 67.65% 76.19% 79.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 22
Median daily rate £370 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.30% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.53 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.26% +26.36%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull 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 Solihull

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Solihull