The table below looks at the statistics for the Non-Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non Functional Tester
Rank 569 564 532
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.009% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.006% 0.009% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £530 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.83% +51.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.67% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Non-Functional Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47141 43312 43321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.67% 92.78% 93.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 30352 26814 24841
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1885 2412
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Non-Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Non-Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Non-Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Non-Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Non-Functional Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Non-Functional Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Non-Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Non-Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Non-Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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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
London -12 1 £450 -15.09%
Yorkshire - - - -
East of England - - - -
Non-Functional Tester
UK

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title.

1 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (42.86%) VB
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Oracle
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (35.71%) Apache
4 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
4 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
4 5 (35.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (35.71%) FTP
4 5 (35.71%) SUSE
4 5 (35.71%) MS Access
4 5 (35.71%) HP
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
4 5 (35.71%) HPUX
4 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Integration

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
1 5 (35.71%) Tomcat
1 5 (35.71%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle Database
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) MS Access
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 2 (14.29%) JMeter
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 1 (7.14%) NeoLoad
2 1 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) ClearQuest
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (14.29%) GIS
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) SUSE
2 5 (35.71%) HPUX
3 3 (21.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (35.71%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Release Management
4 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Data Security
7 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) VB
2 5 (35.71%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
2 1 (7.14%) Cobbler
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Oracle
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft