The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 242 - 243
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% - 0.080%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.097% - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £275 £323
% change year-on-year
+32.72% -14.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1027 914 1039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.07% 10.46% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 556 499
Average daily rate £363 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 45
Average hourly rate £36.57 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.48% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the South East region.

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Rational Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the South East region.

Rational Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Rational Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - - - - 1
Rational Functional Tester
England

Rational Functional Tester
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM