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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Testing
Rank 5 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 17.65% - 13.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 23.08% - 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £283
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £110.00 -
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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 South Coast region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Coast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
13 28 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 76.47% 70.00% 77.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 5
Average daily rate £700 £450 £464
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -2.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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

Functional Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Documentum
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South Coast by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Coast 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 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Document Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle