Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 23 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 74 61
Rank change year-on-year +18 -13 +3
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 9 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.20% 1.13% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.28% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Coventry median daily rate £301 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -3.45% +3.24%
10th Percentile £276 £320 £311
90th Percentile £327 £400 £434
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £369 £340
% change year-on-year -5.08% +8.46% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Coventry median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £43.50 - -

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 Coventry with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 630 941 579
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 83.78% 88.61% 81.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 429 660 391
Coventry median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £250 £300 £258
90th Percentile £551 £540 £563
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 31
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.94% -22.50% -31.85%
10th Percentile £11.03 £11.33 £11.50
90th Percentile £42.18 £38.75 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year +37.40% -9.03% -

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Coventry

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) MySQL
2 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 5 (55.56%) JBoss
2 5 (55.56%) DSDM
2 5 (55.56%) JMS
2 5 (55.56%) SOA
2 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) TDD
2 5 (55.56%) Java EE
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Predictive Analytics
2 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
2 5 (55.56%) GlassFish
2 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (55.56%) Kanban
2 5 (55.56%) Android
2 5 (55.56%) RESTful
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
2 5 (55.56%) JBehave
2 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (55.56%) Apache Spark
1 5 (55.56%) GlassFish
1 5 (55.56%) JBoss
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (55.56%) WildFly
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (55.56%) Big Data
1 5 (55.56%) Hadoop
1 5 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 5 (55.56%) MySQL
1 5 (55.56%) NoSQL
1 5 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Hudson
1 5 (55.56%) JBehave
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) JUnit
2 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 4 (44.44%) HP UFT
2 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Digital Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
1 5 (55.56%) HornetQ
1 5 (55.56%) Java EE
1 5 (55.56%) JAX-RS
1 5 (55.56%) JMS
1 5 (55.56%) RESTEasy
1 5 (55.56%) RESTful
1 5 (55.56%) Spring
1 5 (55.56%) Spring Boot
1 5 (55.56%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Android
1 5 (55.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (55.56%) Dependency Injection
1 5 (55.56%) DSDM
1 5 (55.56%) Kanban
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) Personalization
1 5 (55.56%) Predictive Analytics
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) SOA
1 5 (55.56%) Software Delivery
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle