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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational Functional Tester
England / South East
Rank - - 256
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £455
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -20.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1056 1271 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.43% 15.17% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 621 766 650
Median daily rate £425 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 50 34
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £38.55 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £40.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.54% +9.45%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Rational Functional Tester as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP