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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 107 122 133
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 17 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.31% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.40% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 7
Median daily rate £302 £305 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.98% -32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £271 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £370 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £348 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
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
1810 1988 2288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.19% 76.67% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1048 1146 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £285 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 - 12 £315 -
Suffolk - 4 £286 -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Functional Testing
3 15 (48.39%) BDD
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 14 (45.16%) JIRA
5 12 (38.71%) Finance
5 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
6 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
6 11 (35.48%) WebDriver
6 11 (35.48%) Gherkin
6 11 (35.48%) ATDD
6 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
6 11 (35.48%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) Selenium
6 11 (35.48%) Spring
7 10 (32.26%) Maven
7 10 (32.26%) JUnit
7 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
7 10 (32.26%) JMeter
7 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
7 10 (32.26%) Open Source
7 10 (32.26%) Confluence
7 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
7 10 (32.26%) RESTful
7 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
7 10 (32.26%) Kanban
8 9 (29.03%) JBehave
8 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
8 9 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
8 9 (29.03%) Software Testing

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 10 (32.26%) Confluence
1 10 (32.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.23%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
2 11 (35.48%) Cucumber
2 11 (35.48%) Selenium
2 11 (35.48%) SoapUI
2 11 (35.48%) WebDriver
3 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 10 (32.26%) JMeter
3 10 (32.26%) JUnit
3 10 (32.26%) Maven
4 9 (29.03%) JBehave
5 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
5 7 (22.58%) NUnit
6 6 (19.35%) FitNesse
6 6 (19.35%) TeamCity
7 5 (16.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (16.13%) Robot Framework
8 2 (6.45%) LoadRunner
8 2 (6.45%) Mockito
8 2 (6.45%) Moq
8 2 (6.45%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (38.71%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Test Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Tester
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Tester
5 5 (16.13%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Consultant
6 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Performance Test Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.45%) Strategy Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Test Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Test Automation Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (35.48%) Gherkin
1 11 (35.48%) Spring
2 10 (32.26%) RESTful
3 3 (9.68%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.23%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (51.61%) Functional Testing
3 15 (48.39%) BDD
3 15 (48.39%) Scrum
4 12 (38.71%) Test Automation
5 11 (35.48%) ATDD
6 10 (32.26%) Automation Testing
6 10 (32.26%) Kanban
6 10 (32.26%) Open Source
6 10 (32.26%) Test Scripting
7 9 (29.03%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (29.03%) Software Testing
7 9 (29.03%) Test Strategy
8 8 (25.81%) Automated Testing
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
9 7 (22.58%) Regression Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Test Planning
10 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (16.13%) Manual Testing
11 5 (16.13%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) ISEB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (6.45%) SDET
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.45%) Citrix
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) HP
3 1 (3.23%) SAP