Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Rational Functional Tester over the 6 months to 22 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.

IBM Rational Functional Tester
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 850 852 859
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 -36
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.006% 0.086% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 9
England median daily rate - £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13% -
UK median daily rate - £388 £400
% change year-on-year - -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -

Rational Functional Tester is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17836 16231 14813
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.80% 16.57% 14.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 12505 10994 9955
England median daily rate £455 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £280
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 272 233 283
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £29.00 £26.17 £23.80
90th Percentile £59.88 £53.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

Rational Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Rational Functional Tester as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Functional Tester in England

Rational Functional Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Functional Tester in England

Rational Functional Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Rational Functional Tester in England

Rational Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Rational Functional Tester within the England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +8 1 - -
Rational Functional Tester
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 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 England region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Rational Functional Tester
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared