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 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Test Analyst
Rank 633 624 601
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 13 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.038% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 13
Median daily rate £300 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £294 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £422 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £110.00

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
50873 53029 50613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.70% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33243 32777 31313
Median daily rate £425 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2111 2126
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.72% -0.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.60 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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
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 14 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 29 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
England +3 11 £338 -11.18%
North West +4 4 £344 -
Merseyside +1 4 £344 -
North East -36 4 £265 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -45 4 £265 -
Tyne and Wear -46 4 £265 -
Liverpool - 4 £344 -
South East -2 2 £275 -21.42%
Scotland -21 2 £300 +2.56%
Glasgow - 2 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £338 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £275 -

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
2 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
3 14 (48.28%) CRM
4 12 (41.38%) IBM
4 12 (41.38%) WebCenter
4 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (17.24%) HP
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
7 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
8 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Banking
8 3 (10.34%) QA
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
9 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
9 2 (6.90%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) ISEB
9 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) JIRA
9 2 (6.90%) Welsh Language
9 2 (6.90%) Waterfall

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Temenos T24
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.45%) JMeter
2 1 (3.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
3 2 (6.90%) Welsh Language
4 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) WebCenter
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 14 (48.28%) CRM
3 6 (20.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (10.34%) Data Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Defect Management
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
6 2 (6.90%) ETL
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
7 1 (3.45%) System Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (58.62%) SC Cleared
1 17 (58.62%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) IBM
2 5 (17.24%) HP
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.45%) Temenos
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO