The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 414 400 402
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 14 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.075% 0.068%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.097% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 11
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£500 £406 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £280 £313
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19071 19669 18770
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.41% 77.64% 75.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13778 13777 12793
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 231 331
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -38.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £55.00 £50.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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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
City of London +15 1 £350 -22.22% 4
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Non-Functional Testing also 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 that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
3 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
5 3 (18.75%) .NET
5 3 (18.75%) JMeter
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
5 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) GitHub
6 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
6 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Open Source
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) VMware

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Non-Functional Testing also 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 that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) LoadRunner
2 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 2 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
3 2 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.25%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Test Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Performance Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) SOAP
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) REST
2 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (6.25%) SWIFT
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
3 5 (31.25%) System Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Automation
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
6 2 (12.50%) High Availability
6 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Low Latency
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
1 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) HP
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