The table below looks at the statistics for Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester 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
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank 70 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.44% - 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.48% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £275
% change year-on-year
+21.21% +20.00%
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
161 117 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 17.85% 16.86% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 42
Average daily rate £375 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £286 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £11.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +2.85%

Rational Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Rational Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Rational Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Rational Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Rational Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the Wales region 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.

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on Same Period
Last Year
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% Change
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Rational Functional Tester
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester.

1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Rational Functional Tester 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 Rational Functional Tester. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft