The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Functional Test Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Functional Test Analyst
UK
Rank 576 618 590
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -28
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 15 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.029% 0.061%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.030% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 22
Median daily rate £325 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £207 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £345 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42429 49412 49763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 95.00% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 27681 31767 30512
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1511 1637 1923
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%

Functional Test Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

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 1 March 2017.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. 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 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
England +38 10 £338 -
Scotland +26 5 £225 -
Glasgow +12 5 £225 -
North East -7 4 £300 -14.28%
Tyne and Wear -15 4 £300 -14.28%
Newcastle upon Tyne -12 3 £300 -14.28%
London - 3 £375 -
Surrey +12 1 - -
South East +11 1 - -
South West +3 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -
Bristol - 1 - -
Jarrow - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 £325 -
Hereford - 1 £325 -
Guildford - 1 - -

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, Functional Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

1 24 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (33.33%) Banking
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
4 7 (29.17%) SQL
4 7 (29.17%) HP
4 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
4 7 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
5 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
6 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 5 (20.83%) ETL
6 5 (20.83%) Windows
6 5 (20.83%) Migration
6 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
7 4 (16.67%) XenApp
7 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
7 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
7 4 (16.67%) eggPlant
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
7 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) JIRA
7 4 (16.67%) Document Management
7 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (12.50%) Software Testing

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Lorenzo
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Data Mining
3 1 (4.17%) Electronic Patient Records
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) eggPlant
1 4 (16.67%) HP UFT
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Appium
2 2 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (33.33%) Banking
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (8.33%) Retail Banking
5 1 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) IVR
3 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 4 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (29.17%) System Integration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Data Migration
5 5 (20.83%) ETL
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Document Management
6 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.50%) System Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
2 5 (20.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (12.50%) ISEB
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) XenApp
1 4 (16.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) Cerner
3 1 (4.17%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (4.17%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) VMware