The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Test Analyst role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Test Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 602 604 576
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 23 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.022% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.023% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 11
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£338 £178 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.14% -43.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £398 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £175 £263
% change year-on-year
+92.85% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Functional Test Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK.

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Functional Test Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK.

Functional Test Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 18 £338 +90.14%
North West - 7 £338 -
Merseyside - 6 £338 -
Liverpool - 6 £338 -
London +21 5 £425 -5.55%
Glasgow +6 4 - -
Scotland -2 4 - -
East Midlands - 2 £330 -
South East - 2 £313 -
City of London +4 1 - -
Wiltshire -1 1 £200 +11.11%
South West -11 1 £200 +11.11%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £200 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £200 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £200 -
Chesterfield - 1 £360 -
Winchester - 1 £313 -
Telford - 1 - -
Worthing - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £200 -
Derbyshire - 1 £360 -
Hampshire - 1 £313 -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Newport - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

Functional Test Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title.

1 32 (88.89%) Functional Testing
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 11 (30.56%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) QA
5 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
7 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
7 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (19.44%) UNIX
8 6 (16.67%) IBM
8 6 (16.67%) CRM
8 6 (16.67%) HP
8 6 (16.67%) Derivative
8 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (16.67%) WebCenter
9 5 (13.89%) Banking
9 5 (13.89%) ISEB
10 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
10 4 (11.11%) C#
10 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 4 (11.11%) Java
10 4 (11.11%) Migration
10 4 (11.11%) Use Case
10 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
11 3 (8.33%) Time Management
11 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
11 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing

Functional Test Analyst
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Functional Test Analyst 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 Test Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.78%) Essbase
1 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.78%) Selenium
2 1 (2.78%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.78%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.78%) Capybara
2 1 (2.78%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) WebCenter
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) XML
4 1 (2.78%) XSD
4 1 (2.78%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.67%) Derivative
3 3 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 2 (5.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (19.44%) UNIX
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Functional Testing
2 7 (19.44%) Test Scripting
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (19.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (16.67%) CRM
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Use Case
4 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 3 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 2 (5.56%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.56%) User Stories
6 2 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) ISEB
4 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (16.67%) IBM
1 6 (16.67%) HP
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) Sybase
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.78%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.78%) Teradata
4 1 (2.78%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (2.78%) SAP