The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 94 101 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -27
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 15 20 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 0.99% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.16% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 24
Median daily rate £325 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £283 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £370 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.75 £36.25
% change year-on-year
- +6.89%
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1691 1728 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.67% 85.63% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1195 1112 977
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £261 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 19
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.69 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.32% -6.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £35.50 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 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
Leeds -6 11 £325 +1.96% 6
Bradford +16 3 £375 +15.38% 3
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 18 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 16 (36.36%) QA
3 16 (36.36%) JIRA
4 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
4 13 (29.55%) Java
5 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
6 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
6 11 (25.00%) Scrum
7 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
8 9 (20.45%) Ruby
8 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
9 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
9 8 (18.18%) C
9 8 (18.18%) C#
9 8 (18.18%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
9 8 (18.18%) ISEB
10 7 (15.91%) Python
10 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
10 7 (15.91%) HP
10 7 (15.91%) .NET
10 7 (15.91%) Oracle
10 7 (15.91%) Perl
10 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Confluence
10 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
11 6 (13.64%) Jenkins

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 7 (15.91%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI
2 1 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (2.27%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.64%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Selenium
2 16 (36.36%) JIRA
3 13 (29.55%) Cucumber
4 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 6 (13.64%) Jenkins
5 6 (13.64%) JMeter
5 6 (13.64%) LoadRunner
5 6 (13.64%) WebDriver
6 4 (9.09%) SoapUI
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (4.55%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.27%) Appium
9 1 (2.27%) Burp Suite
9 1 (2.27%) eggPlant
9 1 (2.27%) TestPartner
9 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
9 1 (2.27%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Analyst
1 20 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Tester
3 11 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 6 (13.64%) Manual Test Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Tester
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) .NET
2 3 (6.82%) HTML
2 3 (6.82%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) PKI
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.27%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
1 6 (13.64%) Mac OS X
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Non-Functional Testing
3 13 (29.55%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 9 (20.45%) Waterfall
6 8 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Regression Testing
7 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
8 6 (13.64%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.64%) BDD
8 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
8 6 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (11.36%) Automated Testing
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.36%) CRM
9 5 (11.36%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.36%) SDLC
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) Ruby
4 8 (18.18%) C
4 8 (18.18%) C#
4 8 (18.18%) SQL
5 7 (15.91%) Perl
5 7 (15.91%) Python
5 7 (15.91%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 8 (18.18%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
2 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) HP
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) SAP
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