The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 88 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.26% 0.36% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.42% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £223 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.80% -21.87%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
Functional Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
688 475 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 90.05% 84.37% 71.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 320 143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 14
Median hourly rate £43.00 £44.90 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% +28.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Sussex region.

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 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
Crawley - 1 £195 -
Gatwick - 1 £250 -
Functional Testing
South East

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) jMock
2 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Groovy
2 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Hudson
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Confluence
2 2 (40.00%) Gradle
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Ant
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
2 2 (40.00%) IIS
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (40.00%) Confluence
1 2 (40.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) ATM
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) Gradle
1 2 (40.00%) Hudson
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) jMock
1 2 (40.00%) JUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Maven
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Ajax
1 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) REST
1 2 (40.00%) Spring
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
1 1 (20.00%) Streaming Video
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (40.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Groovy
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Rally
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) VMware