The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £316 £283
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Functional Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
460 326 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 93.88% 95.60% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 205 181
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £229 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 30
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.76 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.15% +37.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.55 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £29.50 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Tester in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Functional Tester
Top 7 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing

Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ERwin
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Informatica