Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 161 154
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -29
Contract jobs citing Functional Testing 12 46 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.85% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 1.01% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 22 55
Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +17.19% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £278 £265
90th Percentile £415 £436 £514
England median daily rate £425 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +13.33% +6.84% -6.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +6.25% +33.33%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3694 4558 5182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.61% 84.05% 83.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2454 2965 3551
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £262
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 133 180
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.47% +1.72% -
10th Percentile £9.92 £11.01 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.00 £36.60 £34.08
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Functional Testing in Yorkshire

Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
West Yorkshire -13 10 £365 +4.29% 1
South Yorkshire +21 2 £351 -12.19%
Functional Testing
England

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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Functional Testing.

1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Selenium
4 3 (25.00%) QA
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Legal
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) MSTest
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) Siebel
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) Retail
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing

Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) MSTest
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (16.67%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Bitbucket
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
4 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) Protractor
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) YouTrack
4 1 (8.33%) Zephyr
General
1 3 (25.00%) Legal
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Manager
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Implementation Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Implementation Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) CRM
5 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Coaching
6 1 (8.33%) DevOps
6 1 (8.33%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (16.67%) Siebel
2 1 (8.33%) AppDynamics
2 1 (8.33%) New Relic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 1 (8.33%) Workday