The median contractor rate for a Functional Test Analyst was £225 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Test Analyst
UK
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 594 644 614
Rank change year-on-year +50 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a Functional Test Analyst 10 9 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.017% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 24
Median daily rate £225 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £338 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £263 £338 £320
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 43833 53144 53796
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.56% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28465 34660 32613
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £263 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1448 1545 2147
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.13% +2.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

Functional Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Functional Test Analyst in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Test Analyst in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Test Analyst in the UK

Functional Test Analyst
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Test Analyst within the UK over the 3 months to 25 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +39 8 £258 -23.70% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £300 -
North East - 3 £300 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £300 -
Scotland +31 2 £225 -25.00%
South East +27 2 - -
Glasgow +1 2 £225 -25.00%
Milton Keynes -3 2 - -
Buckinghamshire -9 2 - -
London - 2 £215 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, Functional Test Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Functional Test Analyst in the job title.

1 21 (95.45%) Functional Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) HP
5 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
6 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 5 (22.73%) ETL
7 5 (22.73%) Test Management
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
8 4 (18.18%) XenApp
8 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
8 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 4 (18.18%) eggPlant
8 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
8 4 (18.18%) Document Management
8 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 4 (18.18%) CRM
8 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
8 4 (18.18%) ITIL
8 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 4 (18.18%) ISEB

Functional Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Lorenzo
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (4.55%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) JIRA
2 4 (18.18%) eggPlant
2 4 (18.18%) HP UFT
3 1 (4.55%) NeoLoad
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) TestRail
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
1 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Functional Testing
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Data Migration
3 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 6 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 5 (22.73%) ETL
4 5 (22.73%) Test Management
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Document Management
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) System Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 2 (9.09%) ERP
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VBA
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (18.18%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) XenApp
1 4 (18.18%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) HP
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Cerner
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (4.55%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
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