The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank - 128 129
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £575 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1818 1782 2047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.04% 69.61% 67.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 904 799 766
Average daily rate £390 £385 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.29% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 38 35
Average hourly rate £17.07 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.72% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - - - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Validation
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) C

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (25.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft