Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 January 2018 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 134 70
Rank change year-on-year +48 -64 +8
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 1 13 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.11% 0.68% 2.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.77% 3.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 9 30
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate - £300 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.93% +60.40%
Tyne and Wear median daily rate - £310 £405
% change year-on-year - -23.46% +60.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 775 1,690 1,193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 86.88% 88.44% 86.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 1,241 806
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £261 £270 £270
90th Percentile £588 £530 £613
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £375 £417
% change year-on-year +6.67% -9.96% +6.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 38
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £25.00 £28.08 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.95% +33.69% -3.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £19.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.90 £39.15
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £20.25 £27.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year -27.03% +42.31% -10.55%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) ETL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA