The first table below looks at the demand for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 22 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 West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 137 - 132
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% - 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£330 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
372 222 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.70% 10.29% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 134 150
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 28
Average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.73% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £35.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £45.00 £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 West

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

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Rational Functional Tester
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 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%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
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
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 13 days ago