The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 23 June 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 425 420
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5  
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.026% 0.054% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £363 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - £438 £406
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3877 3726 3270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.75% 17.23% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2842 2788 2359
Median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £338 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 6 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.63 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.30% +45.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £41.75 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.13 £116.88 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.00
% change year-on-year +0.59% +14.18%  

Rational Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Rational Functional Tester as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Rational Functional Tester in London

Rational Functional Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Rational Functional Tester in London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 London region with a requirement for Rational Functional Tester.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Rational Functional Tester
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle