Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hounslow 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 16 December 2018 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 London > Hounslow
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 41 38 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 -14 +9
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 7 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 1.72% 3.70% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 4.12% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Hounslow median daily rate £450 £411 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.62% -3.41% +47.83%
10th Percentile £425 £393 £363
90th Percentile £475 £500 £438
West London median daily rate £450 £441 £375
% change year-on-year +2.16% +17.47% -15.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Hounslow median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% - -
West London median hourly rate £11.50 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year -4.17% - -

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 Hounslow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hounslow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 375 291 231
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 92.14% 89.81% 87.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 186 138
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £250 £291 £227
90th Percentile £623 £600 £541
West London median daily rate £458 £455 £425
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.12% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 13
Hounslow median hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +4.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £8.60
90th Percentile £115.00 £105.88 £68.76
West London median hourly rate £40.00 £25.50 £21.75
% change year-on-year +56.86% +17.24% -1.14%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Hounslow

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Hounslow

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

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 Hounslow region over the 6 months to 16 December 2018. 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
Brentford - 4 £450 -
Feltham 0 2 - -
Isleworth +18 1 - - 1
Osterley -4 1 - -
Functional Testing
West London

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Kanban
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Hazelcast
2 3 (42.86%) Gatling
2 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Akamai
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
2 3 (42.86%) Ansible
2 3 (42.86%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) User Stories

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Akamai
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 3 (42.86%) Gatling
2 3 (42.86%) Gradle
2 3 (42.86%) JUnit
2 3 (42.86%) Maven
2 3 (42.86%) Mockito
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Games Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) CSS3
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) LESS
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) React
2 1 (14.29%) RESTful
2 1 (14.29%) Sass
2 1 (14.29%) Velocity
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Video on Demand
2 1 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Kanban
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) Deployment Automation
2 3 (42.86%) DevOps
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) ATDD
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum-ban
4 1 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Java 8
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Ansible
1 3 (42.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) hybris