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 27 June 2016 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 106 134 135
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +1
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 22 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.87% 0.34% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.43% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 3
Median daily rate £425 £378 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.58% +27.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £285 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £423 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £103.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +986.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £103.25 £12.55
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +722.70%
Non-Functional Testing
England

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
1997 2309 2233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.25% 78.46% 75.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1150 1395 1280
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 161 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 - 13 £475 -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 £425 +22.30%
Suffolk -4 3 £325 +8.33%
Essex +6 2 £431 -
Norfolk +1 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
3 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle
4 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
5 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
5 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
5 7 (21.88%) SAP
5 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
5 7 (21.88%) JIRA
6 6 (18.75%) QA
6 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Retail
6 6 (18.75%) ISEB
6 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
6 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
6 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
6 6 (18.75%) SuccessFactors
7 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
7 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
8 4 (12.50%) Citrix
8 4 (12.50%) JMeter
8 4 (12.50%) Solaris

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 4 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) JIRA
2 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
3 4 (12.50%) JMeter
3 4 (12.50%) Zephyr
4 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) HP UFT
General
1 6 (18.75%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Test Manager
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Defect Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Tester
5 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Senior DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Solaris Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
6 2 (6.25%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Solaris
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (46.88%) Performance Testing
2 11 (34.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Defect Management
3 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
3 7 (21.88%) Test Strategy
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Automation Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Functional Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 6 (18.75%) Security Testing
5 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (15.63%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Supplier Management
6 4 (12.50%) Capacity Management
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (12.50%) V-Model
7 3 (9.38%) Data Analysis
7 3 (9.38%) Test Management
7 3 (9.38%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (9.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.25%) CCNA
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Adobe
5 2 (6.25%) Interwoven
5 2 (6.25%) Thunderhead
6 1 (3.13%) HP