The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 244 - 241
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% - 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£303 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £275 £333
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
988 915 898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.74% 10.76% 9.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 496 462
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 52
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.50 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM