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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank - 133 -
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.036% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
413 347 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.52% 12.37% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 212 205
Average daily rate £400 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 15
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £35.00 £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%

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 28 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Perl
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Management
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Perl
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 5 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared