The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank - 36 50
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.53% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.66% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £358 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -19.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £349 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.60% +3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
286 305 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 81.02% 81.33% 88.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 202 321
Median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 9
Median hourly rate £36.00 £45.43 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +74.73%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Bedfordshire region.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire