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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - - 17
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull - - 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
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
136 66 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 80.00% 81.48% 85.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 43
Median daily rate £428 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +145.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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