Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 44
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 0 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough - 2.58% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.28% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Slough median daily rate - £318 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.44% -6.29%
Berkshire median daily rate £341 £322 £270
% change year-on-year +5.90% +19.35% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 223 244 407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 75.59% 78.71% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 155 265
Slough median daily rate £425 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% +2.11% +1.43%
10th Percentile £266 £235 £213
90th Percentile £569 £488 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 10
Slough median hourly rate £15.75 £13.75 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.55% -42.11% +97.92%
10th Percentile £14.00 £8.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.30 £40.25 £43.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.75 £30.45
% change year-on-year -18.31% -41.71% +78.38%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Slough

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Slough

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Slough