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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non Functional Tester
Rank 584 553 521
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -32
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 7 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.030% 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 0
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Non-Functional Tester
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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
46799 45973 39698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.31% 92.47% 92.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28978 28720 23273
Average daily rate £400 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £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 1854 1876 2044
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 5 May 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 -
London +10 2 £350 -17.64%
South East -27 1 £300 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £388 - 1
Non-Functional Tester
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Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) SUSE
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 2 (25.00%) FTP
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (25.00%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) ISEB
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
4 2 (25.00%) TIBCO

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (12.50%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) MS Access
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
2 1 (12.50%) NeoLoad
2 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) J2EE
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) SUSE
2 2 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Security Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Keyword-Driven Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
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