Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 24 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
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 76 51
Rank change year-on-year +3 -25 +4
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 6 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.69% 0.56% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.65% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 11
Nottingham median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £275 £299 £313
90th Percentile £425 £430 £438
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire 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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 769 683
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 85.40% 86.79% 82.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 405 459
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £405 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +8.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £281 £288 £231
90th Percentile £563 £563 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 14
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.23 £12.75 £13.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.73% -8.60% -20.29%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.34 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.50 £22.55 £37.60
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.75 £14.70
% change year-on-year +3.73% -13.27% -16.00%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Nottingham

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Nottingham

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Nottingham over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 24 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) LoadUI
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 1 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 2 (33.33%) QA Team Leader
1 2 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Functional Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Manager
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JDBC
1 1 (16.67%) RESTful
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Coaching
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA