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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 112 118
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 6 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.32% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.31% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 1
Median daily rate £430 £308 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.83% -23.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £380
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1536 1935 1919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.71% 78.56% 74.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 1012 1002
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 75 26
Median hourly rate £23.34 £16.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -17.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 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 22 January 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%
Reading - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 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%) Performance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) JMeter
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 4 (36.36%) Visual Studio
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
5 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
6 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container

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%) Oracle BRM
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
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Performance Tester
1 4 (36.36%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SAP Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Strategy Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Strategy Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 2 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (18.18%) 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 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Stress Testing
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) Coaching
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Process Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) 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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
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 3 (27.27%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Ariba
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
3 1 (9.09%) IBM
3 1 (9.09%) OpenText
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Siebel
3 1 (9.09%) Sonatype
3 1 (9.09%) VMware