The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 65 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.56% - 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.11% - 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £438 £350
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
Wales

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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
142 150 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.69% 29.76% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 111 59
Median daily rate £375 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Rational Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 3 £325 -
Rational Functional Tester
Wales

Rational Functional Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft