The median contractor rate for a Functional Test Analyst was £215 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Test Analyst
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 - 392
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 2 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% - 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% - 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Median daily rate £215 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £338 £340
% change year-on-year -22.22% -0.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 18549 21328 20201
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.82% 95.03% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 13193 15310 13939
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 285 368
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Functional Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Test Analyst in London

Functional Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Functional Test Analyst in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Test Analyst in London

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Functional Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Appium
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) eggPlant
1 4 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Appium
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Mac OS
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
1 4 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft