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 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 98 89 76
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 19 31 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.54% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.81% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 23
Median daily rate £344 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £605 £324
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 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
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
1725 1712 1436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.19% 85.26% 79.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1212 1172 1004
Median daily rate £425 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £497 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £24.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.23% +53.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.30 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £136.00 £110.00
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 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 31 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 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
Leeds -14 13 £338 -32.50% 7
Bradford +15 4 £375 +20.00% 2
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 17 (44.74%) QA
4 15 (39.47%) Selenium
5 13 (34.21%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) JIRA
6 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
7 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 10 (26.32%) Ruby
7 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 9 (23.68%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
9 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
9 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
9 8 (21.05%) .NET
9 8 (21.05%) C
9 8 (21.05%) C#
10 7 (18.42%) Perl
10 7 (18.42%) SQL
10 7 (18.42%) HP UFT
10 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
10 7 (18.42%) Python
10 7 (18.42%) ISEB
10 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
10 7 (18.42%) Confluence
11 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (15.79%) PKI
11 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
11 6 (15.79%) BDD

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 (18.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP CRM
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI
1 1 (2.63%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (2.63%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (39.47%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) JIRA
3 12 (31.58%) Cucumber
4 7 (18.42%) HP UFT
5 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.79%) JMeter
5 6 (15.79%) LoadRunner
5 6 (15.79%) WebDriver
6 4 (10.53%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.63%) Burp Suite
7 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.63%) WinRunner
7 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Analyst
1 14 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Test Leader
3 9 (23.68%) Tester
4 6 (15.79%) Test Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Lead Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) OAT Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) OAT Tester
5 2 (5.26%) QA Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Systems Tester
5 2 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) UAT Lead
6 1 (2.63%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) HTML
3 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
3 2 (5.26%) SOAP
3 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 2 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (2.63%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.63%) Middleware
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
1 6 (15.79%) Mac OS X
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
3 9 (23.68%) Test Automation
4 8 (21.05%) Integration Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 7 (18.42%) Regression Testing
6 6 (15.79%) BDD
6 6 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (13.16%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (13.16%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.53%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) SDLC
8 4 (10.53%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.53%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 10 (26.32%) Ruby
3 8 (21.05%) C
3 8 (21.05%) C#
4 7 (18.42%) Perl
4 7 (18.42%) Python
4 7 (18.42%) Shell Script
4 7 (18.42%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 7 (18.42%) ISEB
3 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.89%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (44.74%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) HP
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago