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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 112 125 125
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 16 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.63% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.45% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Average daily rate £440 £461 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +35.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £328 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £509 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +347.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £155.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -71.47%
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
1963 2019 2339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 77.68% 76.16% 75.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1170 1138 1320
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 151 141
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +12 9 £475 -4.76%
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £425 +54.54%
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
Essex +12 1 £425 -
Suffolk -1 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (20.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.00%) VBA
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle
5 4 (16.00%) Windows
5 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
5 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
5 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (16.00%) JIRA
5 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
6 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (12.00%) TDD
6 3 (12.00%) Banking
6 3 (12.00%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) ADSL
2 1 (4.00%) Broadband
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) NAS
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Telnet
2 1 (4.00%) VDSL
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
2 3 (12.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (4.00%) Redmine
4 1 (4.00%) Trac
General
1 3 (12.00%) Banking
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Defect Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity and Performance Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) Senior DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Senior SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Solaris Specialist
4 2 (8.00%) SQL DBA
4 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (8.00%) STB
3 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (16.00%) Solaris
2 4 (16.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (28.00%) Functional Testing
1 7 (28.00%) Performance Testing
1 7 (28.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (16.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
3 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (16.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (12.00%) Data Analysis
4 3 (12.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) TDD
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow
4 3 (12.00%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (16.00%) VBA
4 3 (12.00%) Java
4 3 (12.00%) Python
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) C++
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Perl
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) SAP
3 2 (8.00%) Adobe
3 2 (8.00%) Interwoven
3 2 (8.00%) Thunderhead
4 1 (4.00%) HP