The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / East of England
Rank 111 119 111
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 10 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.39% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 10
Median daily rate £375 £313 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £440
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £350 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1734 1816 1980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.87% 78.41% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1088 1219
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 168 140
Median hourly rate £36.89 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.80
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 the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire - 7 £344 - 2
Essex -9 2 £388 +10.71%
Suffolk - 1 £538 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) JIRA
2 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 15 (57.69%) Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
3 14 (53.85%) ATDD
3 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) Java
3 14 (53.85%) Finance
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Kanban
4 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (50.00%) Spring
4 13 (50.00%) SoapUI
5 12 (46.15%) Open Source
5 12 (46.15%) RESTful
5 12 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 12 (46.15%) JBehave
5 12 (46.15%) Maven
5 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
5 12 (46.15%) JUnit
5 12 (46.15%) Tomcat
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 10 (38.46%) Confluence
7 10 (38.46%) Atlassian
8 9 (34.62%) JMeter
8 9 (34.62%) Jenkins

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 12 (46.15%) Tomcat
2 10 (38.46%) Confluence
3 2 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) JIRA
1 15 (57.69%) Selenium
2 14 (53.85%) Cucumber
2 14 (53.85%) WebDriver
3 13 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 12 (46.15%) Git (software)
4 12 (46.15%) JBehave
4 12 (46.15%) JUnit
4 12 (46.15%) Maven
5 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 9 (34.62%) JMeter
6 8 (30.77%) TeamCity
7 7 (26.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 7 (26.92%) NUnit
8 6 (23.08%) FitNesse
9 5 (19.23%) Robot Framework
10 4 (15.38%) Mockito
10 4 (15.38%) Moq
11 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (3.85%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
2 11 (42.31%) Tester
3 9 (34.62%) Automation Tester
4 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
5 5 (19.23%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Agile Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Java Automation Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Selenium Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Actuarial Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Actuarial Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Test Lead
7 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.85%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Gherkin
2 13 (50.00%) Spring
3 12 (46.15%) RESTful
4 5 (19.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Reinsurance
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Linux
1 2 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (57.69%) Functional Testing
3 14 (53.85%) ATDD
3 14 (53.85%) BDD
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Kanban
4 13 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 12 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 12 (46.15%) Open Source
6 11 (42.31%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (26.92%) TDD
9 6 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Test Scripting
10 5 (19.23%) Automated Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Manual Testing
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) Project Management
10 5 (19.23%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) Java
2 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
2 4 (15.38%) SDET
3 1 (3.85%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) Citrix