The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 44 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate £425 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £82.25
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -46.24%
Non-Functional Testing
Cambridgeshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
311 270 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.54% 74.79% 77.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 180 164
Average daily rate £413 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £270 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 30
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Non-Functional Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Manager
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Defect Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) SQL