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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 110 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -3
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 20 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.16% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.20% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Median daily rate £456 £399 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.42% +42.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £424 £292
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
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
2016 2454 2261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.13% 79.01% 77.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1507 1318
Median daily rate £425 £390 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 162 153
Median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 £475 -
Suffolk +6 5 £325 +8.33%
Cambridgeshire +16 1 £425 +1.19% 1
Norfolk +2 1 - -
Essex - 1 £438 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (43.24%) SQL
2 14 (37.84%) Performance Testing
3 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle
5 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
6 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
6 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
6 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
6 7 (18.92%) ISEB
6 7 (18.92%) Migration
6 7 (18.92%) JIRA
7 6 (16.22%) QA
7 6 (16.22%) Retail
7 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.22%) SAP
7 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SDLC
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) V-Model
8 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management

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 (10.81%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) SuccessFactors
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
2 4 (10.81%) LoadRunner
2 4 (10.81%) Zephyr
3 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Test Manager
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Defect Manager
3 5 (13.51%) Tester
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Performance Test Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Capacity Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Senior SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) SQL DBA
6 2 (5.41%) Strategy Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Test Automation Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Test Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Solaris
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Performance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) Test Strategy
3 10 (27.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
4 7 (18.92%) Functional Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Migration
5 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) SDLC
5 6 (16.22%) Security Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) Supplier Management
6 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 5 (13.51%) V-Model
7 4 (10.81%) Data Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Data Management
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.81%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) ISEB
2 4 (10.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle
2 6 (16.22%) SAP
3 4 (10.81%) Citrix
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.41%) Adobe
5 2 (5.41%) Interwoven
5 2 (5.41%) Thunderhead
6 1 (2.70%) HP