The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Coast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast - - 17.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £10.00
Functional Testing
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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 South Coast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
12 25 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 92.31% 75.76% 91.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 2
Average daily rate £385 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

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

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast