Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 13 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 81 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 - +72
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 33 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.92% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 19 3 0
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% - -
South West median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wiltshire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate £41.50 - £42.50

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,486 1,066 1,065
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.65% 86.95% 83.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 967 714 754
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.12% +3.05%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £255
90th Percentile £625 £589 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 21
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.68 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +19.08% +18.24% -22.11%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Functional Testing in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Wiltshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Functional Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 13 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 12 £425 +30.77% 1
Salisbury - 2 £346 - 1
Corsham - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 £463 -
Functional Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (27.27%) ISEB
3 9 (27.27%) Retail
3 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 9 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (21.21%) React
4 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.18%) MOLAP
5 6 (18.18%) ROLAP
5 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.18%) People Management
5 6 (18.18%) Virtual Team
5 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) Selenium
6 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
6 5 (15.15%) Google
6 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 5 (15.15%) Automotive
6 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
7 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
7 4 (12.12%) Web Design
7 4 (12.12%) CSS
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
7 4 (12.12%) HTML

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (3.03%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Fireworks
1 4 (12.12%) Photoshop
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Internet
2 1 (3.03%) LAN
2 1 (3.03%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MOLAP
1 6 (18.18%) ROLAP
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Hudson
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
2 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Retail
3 5 (15.15%) Automotive
3 5 (15.15%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Legal
4 2 (6.06%) Military
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Financial Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) React Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Tester
5 4 (12.12%) UI Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Trainer
8 1 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) ETL Tester
8 1 (3.03%) HR Analyst
8 1 (3.03%) Logistics Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.21%) React
2 4 (12.12%) CSS
2 4 (12.12%) CSS3
2 4 (12.12%) Handlebars
2 4 (12.12%) HTML
2 4 (12.12%) HTML5
2 4 (12.12%) LESS
2 4 (12.12%) Mustache
2 4 (12.12%) REST
2 4 (12.12%) Sass
3 3 (9.09%) Node.js
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Virtual Team
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) User Experience
3 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (18.18%) People Management
4 6 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
5 5 (15.15%) Scrum
6 4 (12.12%) API Development
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.12%) Kanban
6 4 (12.12%) Pair Programming
6 4 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) SEO
6 4 (12.12%) Separation of Concerns
6 4 (12.12%) System Testing
6 4 (12.12%) TDD
6 4 (12.12%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.12%) ES6
2 4 (12.12%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) C
5 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
1 9 (27.27%) ISTQB
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Google
2 4 (12.12%) Adobe
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Capita
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Workday