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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 438 403
Contract jobs citing Rational Functional Tester 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.004% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.028% 0.098%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £325 £438
% change year-on-year +46.15% -25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3570 3555 3053
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.25% 15.84% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2614 2599 2164
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £153.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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 29 March 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Temenos
1 1 (100.00%) Calypso
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) FLEXCUBE
1 1 (100.00%) Temenos T24
1 1 (100.00%) VisionPLUS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) CruiseControl
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Hudson
1 1 (100.00%) JBehave
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) VersionOne
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (100.00%) Calypso
1 1 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Temenos