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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 126 110 112
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.28% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.052% 0.36% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £300 £275 £218
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +26.43%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £9.50
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +365.42%
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
1917 1941 1934
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.05% 76.75% 74.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 995 948
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 59 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 1 £300 +4.34%
Non-Functional Testing
South East

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Non-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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 3 (42.86%) Introscope
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) HP
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) JProfiler
2 3 (42.86%) nmon
2 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (28.57%) MVNO

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) 3G
2 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 2 (28.57%) Diameter Protocol
2 2 (28.57%) MVNO
3 1 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Introscope
1 3 (42.86%) JProfiler
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
2 2 (28.57%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 1 (14.29%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) 3G Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 4G Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Core Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C++
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (42.86%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (42.86%) nmon
2 2 (28.57%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) Huawei
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com