Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Functional Testing over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Functional Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 54 76
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -11
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 2 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.28% 0.47% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.56% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Cambridge median daily rate £408 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +11.11% +9.09%
10th Percentile £334 £388 £248
90th Percentile £475 £413 £365
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £303 £400 £360
% change year-on-year -24.38% +11.11% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £28.00 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £28.00 -

Functional Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 596 532 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 84.18% 83.13% 83.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 268 539
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £217 £234 £262
90th Percentile £574 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £385
% change year-on-year - -2.60% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 60 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.00 £38.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.84% -1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.82 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Cambridge over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Cambridge

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JMeter
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) JBehave
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Robot Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) RESTful
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) BDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ATDD
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Component Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Atlassian