The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 Development Applications 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational Functional Tester
Rank - 49 53
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 0 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.39% 1.11%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.00% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £275 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £303 £275 £346
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -20.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
149 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 18.77% 9.82% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 36 40
Average daily rate £350 £300 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £52.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Banking

Rational Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Functional Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Functional Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft