The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wales region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£240 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £258 £399 £284
% change year-on-year
-35.42% +40.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
544 398 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 72.82% 70.94% 67.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 255 242
Average daily rate £389 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 6
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £19.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Functional Testing
UK

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Functional Testing
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Functional Testing also 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 that cited Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (33.33%) V-Model
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft