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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank - 39 48
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.52% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.61% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £425 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.06%
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
281 330 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 80.98% 85.27% 82.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 225 268
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +97.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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