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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank - 31 51
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.30% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.37% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £290 £446
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -35.01%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +1.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £32.50
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
287 272 443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.92% 80.47% 90.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 177 327
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 £350 £290 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

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