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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 113 94 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -17
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 15 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.74% 1.08% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.27% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 20
Median daily rate £325 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £295 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £605 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £35.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +75.00%
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
1762 1806 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.58% 85.11% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1210 1302 949
Median daily rate £425 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 30 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +129.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £84.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 29 June 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 -11 8 £325 -27.77% 10
Bradford +11 4 £375 +28.20%
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 11 (36.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 10 (33.33%) QA
4 8 (26.67%) Selenium
4 8 (26.67%) ISEB
5 7 (23.33%) Scrum
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) JIRA
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (16.67%) Oracle
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Retail
7 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (13.33%) SDLC
8 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
8 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
9 3 (10.00%) SAP
9 3 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
9 3 (10.00%) Finance

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 1 (3.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP CRM
2 2 (6.67%) SAP CO
2 2 (6.67%) SAP FI
2 2 (6.67%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (6.67%) SAP HCM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Selenium
2 6 (20.00%) JIRA
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (10.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (6.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.67%) WinRunner
6 1 (3.33%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Analyst
1 15 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) OAT Tester
5 2 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Tester
5 2 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Project Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
1 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
1 2 (6.67%) XML
2 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (36.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Scrum
3 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
4 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 5 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Project Management
6 4 (13.33%) SDLC
6 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) System Testing
7 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Groovy
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (36.67%) ISTQB
2 8 (26.67%) ISEB
3 3 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Oracle
2 3 (10.00%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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