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 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 116 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -11
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 29 43 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 1.52% 1.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 1.83% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 27
Median daily rate £350 £325 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £277 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £600 £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 £35.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+10.71% +70.73%
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
2361 2344 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.46% 82.65% 76.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1669 1614 1285
Median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 51 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.11 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.33% +10.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
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 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 31 May 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 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
West Yorkshire -9 19 £344 +5.76% 9
South Yorkshire -6 6 £350 -17.64%
North Yorkshire +8 2 £330 +3.12% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £275 -
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) QA
3 21 (33.87%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (30.65%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) Selenium
4 19 (30.65%) ISTQB
5 16 (25.81%) JIRA
5 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
7 14 (22.58%) Regression Testing
8 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
9 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
9 12 (19.35%) HP
9 12 (19.35%) ISEB
9 12 (19.35%) HP UFT
9 12 (19.35%) SQL
10 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
10 11 (17.74%) Ruby
11 10 (16.13%) Scrum
11 10 (16.13%) LoadRunner
11 10 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 10 (16.13%) SDLC
12 9 (14.52%) .NET
12 9 (14.52%) C
12 9 (14.52%) C#
12 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
12 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
13 8 (12.90%) WebDriver
13 8 (12.90%) Confluence
13 8 (12.90%) HTML

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 8 (12.90%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) JBoss
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.61%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.61%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.61%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.61%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.29%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (11.29%) SNMP
2 3 (4.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.61%) DB2
3 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (30.65%) Selenium
2 16 (25.81%) JIRA
3 15 (24.19%) Cucumber
4 12 (19.35%) HP UFT
5 10 (16.13%) LoadRunner
6 8 (12.90%) WebDriver
7 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
7 7 (11.29%) JMeter
8 4 (6.45%) SoapUI
9 3 (4.84%) Zephyr
10 1 (1.61%) Burp Suite
10 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Workshop
10 1 (1.61%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (6.45%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Banking
2 3 (4.84%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Analyst
2 23 (37.10%) Test Analyst
3 16 (25.81%) Tester
4 15 (24.19%) Test Leader
5 6 (9.68%) Automation Tester
5 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
6 5 (8.06%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) QA Tester
8 3 (4.84%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) QA Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) QA Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.52%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) HTML
3 7 (11.29%) XML
4 3 (4.84%) Middleware
4 3 (4.84%) Web Services
5 2 (3.23%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (3.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.61%) CSS
6 1 (1.61%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.61%) JMS
6 1 (1.61%) JSP
6 1 (1.61%) REST
6 1 (1.61%) Servlets
6 1 (1.61%) Spring
6 1 (1.61%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.29%) PKI
2 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.61%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.29%) Linux
1 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
1 7 (11.29%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Non-Functional Testing
3 14 (22.58%) Regression Testing
4 13 (20.97%) Integration Testing
5 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
6 11 (17.74%) Test Scripting
7 10 (16.13%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 10 (16.13%) SDLC
8 9 (14.52%) Automated Testing
8 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (11.29%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (11.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (9.68%) BDD
10 6 (9.68%) Project Management
11 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.06%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) Java
2 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
3 12 (19.35%) SQL
4 11 (17.74%) Ruby
5 9 (14.52%) C
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
6 8 (12.90%) Python
6 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.23%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) ISTQB
2 12 (19.35%) ISEB
3 5 (8.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (4.84%) CCSA
5 3 (4.84%) CCSE
6 2 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.71%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 12 (19.35%) HP
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) Blue Coat
3 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (11.29%) Cisco
3 7 (11.29%) F5
4 3 (4.84%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Pega
6 1 (1.61%) BEA
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.61%) Sybase
6 1 (1.61%) Vitria
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