Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 121 139
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -63
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 5 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.92% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.05% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 19
Leeds median daily rate £330 £400 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.50% +29.03% +3.33%
10th Percentile £248 £303 £262
90th Percentile £392 £438 £480
West Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £375 £310
% change year-on-year -2.67% +20.97% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1947 2282 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 86.04% 87.80% 87.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1389 1542 1976
Leeds median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £275 £283 £263
90th Percentile £550 £563 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 66
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £14.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -5.58% +5.91%
10th Percentile £13.35 £10.20 £8.94
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.50 £39.75
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% +3.45%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Leeds

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Siebel
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
2 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Back Office
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Manual Test Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Implementation Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Implementation Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Software Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
3 1 (20.00%) API Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (40.00%) Siebel
2 1 (20.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (20.00%) New Relic