The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 136 135 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.13% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £438 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £438 £326
% change year-on-year
-25.71% +34.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Rational Functional Tester
England

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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
376 442 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.98% 14.39% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 264 268
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 38 31
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £46.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £37.27 £38.50
% change year-on-year
+13.36% -3.19%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 4 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
Gloucestershire 0 2 - - 1
Rational Functional Tester
England

Rational Functional Tester
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 West region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Perl
1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
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