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 March 2015 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non Functional Tester
Rank 568 541 506
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 4 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.050% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 13 5
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£381 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £300 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £450 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £325 £245
% change year-on-year
+17.30% +32.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £51.50
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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
44947 43726 38873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.44% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27712 26658 22838
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1792 1874 2060
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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
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 March 2015. 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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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
North West - 3 £375 -
East of England - - - -
London - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Non-Functional Tester
UK

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (40.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (40.00%) FTP
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) MS Access
3 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (20.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium
2 1 (20.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (20.00%) NeoLoad
2 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SUSE
2 2 (40.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Security Testing
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Kanban
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) VB
1 2 (40.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle
1 3 (60.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Sun