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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 111 117 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 4 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.38% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 1
Average daily rate
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£260 £210 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £420
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -31.54%
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
1829 1848 1673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.41% 70.97% 68.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 903 687
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 37
Average hourly rate £21.55 £18.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.08% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £11.25 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £34.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 May 2015. 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
Reading - 2 £330 -
Slough 0 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ETL
4 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (25.00%) Talend
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) V-Model
4 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Smart Meter
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) V-Model
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Talend