The table below looks at the statistics for Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Functional Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 132 113 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -25
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 19 29 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.66% 0.98% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.21% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 18
Median daily rate £350 £310 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +18.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £13.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+214.81% -34.14%
Functional Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2440 2397 1810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 84.81% 81.31% 77.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1697 1138
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 60
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +39.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.00 £34.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Functional Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
West Yorkshire -7 17 £350 +12.90% 8
South Yorkshire -5 1 £350 +14.75%
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 18 (37.50%) QA
2 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
3 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (29.17%) Selenium
5 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) SDLC
7 11 (22.92%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (22.92%) Regression Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Java
8 10 (20.83%) ISEB
8 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 9 (18.75%) Oracle
9 9 (18.75%) HTML
9 9 (18.75%) HP
10 8 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
10 8 (16.67%) JIRA
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
11 7 (14.58%) Project Management
11 7 (14.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
12 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.50%) SAP
12 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) JBoss
1 1 (2.08%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) SAP CRM
2 3 (6.25%) SAP CO
2 3 (6.25%) SAP FI
2 3 (6.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (6.25%) SAP HCM
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.08%) DB2
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) JIRA
2 8 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 7 (14.58%) HP UFT
4 6 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.25%) LoadRunner
5 3 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.25%) WinRunner
5 3 (6.25%) Zephyr
6 2 (4.17%) Maven
7 1 (2.08%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Analyst
2 23 (47.92%) Test Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Tester
4 7 (14.58%) Test Leader
5 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
6 5 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Automation Tester
6 5 (10.42%) QA Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) SAP Test Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Automation Tester
8 3 (6.25%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) QA Tester
8 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (6.25%) Middleware
2 3 (6.25%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (4.17%) .NET
3 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
4 1 (2.08%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.08%) JMS
4 1 (2.08%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Servlets
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Virtual Team
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Unix
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (25.00%) SDLC
3 11 (22.92%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (22.92%) Regression Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
5 8 (16.67%) Scrum
5 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 7 (14.58%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (14.58%) Project Management
6 7 (14.58%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
7 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (10.42%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.33%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.33%) MVC
9 4 (8.33%) Performance Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) Java
3 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.42%) Ruby
5 2 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 10 (20.83%) ISEB
3 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) HP
1 9 (18.75%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) SAP
3 2 (4.17%) Pega
4 1 (2.08%) BEA
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Vitria