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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 119 129
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +10
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 8 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
Median daily rate £420 £308 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.58% -20.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £380 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
1619 2043 2097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.23% 81.17% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 1081 1066
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 62 45
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
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 20 February 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +6 1 £420 +23.52%
Wokingham - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1
Non-Functional Testing
South East

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 7 (63.64%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) OpenText VIM for SAP
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (9.09%) IaaS
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 4 (36.36%) JMeter
2 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) JUnit
3 1 (9.09%) LSMW
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 1 (9.09%) TestNG
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Architect
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
2 3 (27.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (27.27%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 1 (9.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Solaris
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Load Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) C++
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (9.09%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Ariba
1 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) OpenText
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) SAP
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype
1 1 (9.09%) VMware