Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 31 19
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 +8
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 0.31% 2.16% 4.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.45% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Hounslow median daily rate - £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.11% +275.00%
West London median daily rate £450 £448 £245
% change year-on-year +0.45% +82.86% -41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate £11.50 - -
West London median hourly rate £11.50 £70.00 -
% change year-on-year -83.57% - -

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 290 245 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 90.06% 88.13% 80.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 172 58
Hounslow median daily rate £450 £475 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +21.02% -10.80%
10th Percentile £287 £216 £224
90th Percentile £588 £575 £516
West London median daily rate £463 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -2.63% +11.76% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 4
Hounslow median hourly rate £14.50 £25.00 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.00% -13.04% +35.29%
10th Percentile £10.98 £15.20 £14.14
90th Percentile £27.93 £41.90 £43.00
West London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year +19.21% +15.27% +81.94%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly 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 19 June 2019. 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
Feltham - 1 - -
Functional Testing
West London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA