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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank - 6 -
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast - 16.67% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 21.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
England

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
7 14 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South Coast 100.00% 77.78% 73.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 19
Median daily rate £313 £700 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.35% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South Coast

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Coast 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 the South Coast