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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Functional Testing
Rank 105 99 100
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 23 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 1.42% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.70% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 17
Median daily rate £413 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.43% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.21% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
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
1969 2587 2032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.20% 83.64% 78.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1730 1316
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 54
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.61 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +25 23 £413 +37.50% 9
Functional Testing
England

Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
2 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.90%) Selenium
4 13 (33.33%) IBM
4 13 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 12 (30.77%) CICS
5 12 (30.77%) CA
5 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 12 (30.77%) OMEGAMON
5 12 (30.77%) Syncsort
5 12 (30.77%) iPad
5 12 (30.77%) Splunk
5 12 (30.77%) CA Service Virtualization
5 12 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
6 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) DB2
6 10 (25.64%) DevOps
7 9 (23.08%) Java
8 8 (20.51%) zOS
8 8 (20.51%) Ruby
8 8 (20.51%) CA Endevor
9 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
9 7 (17.95%) SDLC
10 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
10 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
10 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 6 (15.38%) Git (software)

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 12 (30.77%) CICS
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CO
1 2 (5.13%) SAP CRM
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI
1 2 (5.13%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (5.13%) SAP HCM
2 1 (2.56%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (2.56%) Temenos T24
2 1 (2.56%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) GitHub
2 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) DB2
2 3 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Selenium
2 7 (17.95%) WebDriver
3 6 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 6 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.69%) Appium
5 3 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 3 (7.69%) Maven
6 2 (5.13%) JMeter
6 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
6 2 (5.13%) Subversion
6 2 (5.13%) WinRunner
6 2 (5.13%) Zephyr
7 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.56%) Hudson
7 1 (2.56%) JBehave
7 1 (2.56%) Rational Functional Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Analyst
1 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Build Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Deployment Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Developer in Test
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) DevOps Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) z/OS Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Test Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) HTML
2 3 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.13%) REST
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
3 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 2 (5.13%) XML
4 1 (2.56%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (30.77%) iPad
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Replication
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) zOS
2 3 (7.69%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
2 15 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 12 (30.77%) Virtual Environments
5 10 (25.64%) DevOps
6 7 (17.95%) Non-Functional Testing
6 7 (17.95%) SDLC
7 6 (15.38%) Scrum
7 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (12.82%) Defect Tracking
8 5 (12.82%) Kanban
8 5 (12.82%) Regression Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.82%) System Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Exploratory Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.26%) TDD
9 4 (10.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) JavaScript
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 9 (23.08%) Java
3 8 (20.51%) Ruby
4 4 (10.26%) Scala
5 3 (7.69%) C#
6 2 (5.13%) Groovy
7 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) ISEB
1 6 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) CA Service Virtualization
1 12 (30.77%) OMEGAMON
2 8 (20.51%) CA Endevor
3 1 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) IBM
2 12 (30.77%) CA
2 12 (30.77%) Splunk
2 12 (30.77%) Syncsort
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (5.13%) SAP
5 1 (2.56%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (2.56%) Calypso
5 1 (2.56%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.56%) Temenos