The first table below looks at the demand for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Functional Testing
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £295 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.16% -30.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - £25.00
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1360 972 1309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 75.81% 73.52% 73.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 508 708
Average daily rate £350 £330 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £456
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 31
Average hourly rate £19.00 £15.93 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% -9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.66 £12.15 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.00 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
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Functional Testing
Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Functional Testing 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 Functional Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (50.00%) OpenView
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
3 1 (25.00%) C

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Functional Testing 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 Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) HP