The table below looks at the statistics for the Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Wales 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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Functional Tester
Rank - 61 39
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Tester 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.70% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.75% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+18.30% -6.66%
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales 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
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
722 666 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 93.64% 92.63% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 410 233
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 27 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.28 £10.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £30.25 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales