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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 328 299 324
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +25
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 108 135 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.57% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.70% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 83 74
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
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 London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 26 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
Croydon - 13 £380 - 1
City of London +32 10 £500 -9.09% 3
Docklands, London +13 2 - -
Westminster - 1 £800 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 116 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.08%) Functional Testing
3 76 (29.23%) Java
4 72 (27.69%) SQL
5 68 (26.15%) Finance
6 65 (25.00%) JIRA
7 62 (23.85%) Selenium
8 58 (22.31%) Performance Testing
9 57 (21.92%) LoadRunner
9 57 (21.92%) Unix
10 50 (19.23%) JMeter
11 48 (18.46%) HP
11 48 (18.46%) Banking
11 48 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
12 47 (18.08%) Test Scripting
13 45 (17.31%) QA
14 44 (16.92%) Test Automation
14 44 (16.92%) Automated Testing
14 44 (16.92%) Scrum
15 42 (16.15%) ISEB
15 42 (16.15%) Test Strategy
16 40 (15.38%) Linux
17 39 (15.00%) Oracle
18 37 (14.23%) Cucumber
19 36 (13.85%) ISTQB
20 35 (13.46%) Git (software)
21 33 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
21 33 (12.69%) Automation Testing
22 32 (12.31%) Manual Testing
23 31 (11.92%) Analytical Skills

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 10 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (1.54%) CMS
3 4 (1.54%) SAS
3 4 (1.54%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.15%) Apache
4 3 (1.15%) Jetty
5 2 (0.77%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.77%) Confluence
5 2 (0.77%) FileNet
5 2 (0.77%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.77%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.38%) Drupal
6 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.77%) MS Office
2 8 (3.08%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.31%) MS Project
3 6 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.92%) Mingle
5 3 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.77%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.77%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.77%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.38%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.38%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.92%) Basecamp
2 5 (1.92%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.77%) GitHub
4 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.77%) Office 365
4 2 (0.77%) Trello
5 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 28 (10.77%) HTTP
2 7 (2.69%) Firewall
2 7 (2.69%) Kerberos
2 7 (2.69%) NAS
2 7 (2.69%) SAN
2 7 (2.69%) VPN
3 5 (1.92%) FTP
3 5 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.54%) SMTP
5 2 (0.77%) Internet
6 1 (0.38%) 3GPP
6 1 (0.38%) CDMA
6 1 (0.38%) GSM
6 1 (0.38%) SCCP
6 1 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.38%) SS7
6 1 (0.38%) SSL
6 1 (0.38%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.38%) VoIP
6 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.08%) Oracle Database
3 17 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (5.38%) Relational Database
5 8 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.69%) MySQL
7 6 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.31%) Big Data
8 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.15%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.77%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.77%) Cognos Query Studio
10 2 (0.77%) IDOL
10 2 (0.77%) Impala
10 2 (0.77%) QlikView
10 2 (0.77%) SAS Visual Analytics
10 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.77%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 65 (25.00%) JIRA
2 62 (23.85%) Selenium
3 57 (21.92%) LoadRunner
4 50 (19.23%) JMeter
5 37 (14.23%) Cucumber
6 35 (13.46%) Git (software)
7 26 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 25 (9.62%) Subversion
9 24 (9.23%) Jenkins
10 17 (6.54%) JUnit
11 15 (5.77%) Gatling
11 15 (5.77%) Maven
12 14 (5.38%) SoapUI
13 10 (3.85%) Appium
13 10 (3.85%) Selenium IDE
13 10 (3.85%) Visual Studio
14 9 (3.46%) Grunt
14 9 (3.46%) gulp
15 8 (3.08%) SonarQube
16 7 (2.69%) HP UFT
General
1 68 (26.15%) Finance
2 48 (18.46%) Banking
3 18 (6.92%) Investment Banking
4 17 (6.54%) Retail
5 11 (4.23%) Front Office
6 10 (3.85%) Games
7 3 (1.15%) Billing
8 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (25.77%) Tester
2 58 (22.31%) Analyst
3 49 (18.85%) Test Analyst
4 36 (13.85%) Test Manager
5 27 (10.38%) Developer
6 20 (7.69%) Test Leader
7 19 (7.31%) Automation Tester
8 14 (5.38%) Performance Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Agile Tester
9 12 (4.62%) Performance Test Analyst
9 12 (4.62%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.23%) Performance Tester
10 11 (4.23%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 10 (3.85%) Programme Manager
12 9 (3.46%) Programme Test Manager
12 9 (3.46%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.46%) Test Programme Manager
13 8 (3.08%) Java Developer
13 8 (3.08%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.15%) XML
2 24 (9.23%) JSON
3 18 (6.92%) Web Services
4 17 (6.54%) HTML
4 17 (6.54%) RESTful
5 16 (6.15%) Middleware
6 15 (5.77%) HTML5
7 14 (5.38%) AngularJS
8 13 (5.00%) CSS
8 13 (5.00%) REST
9 12 (4.62%) CSS3
10 11 (4.23%) .NET
11 10 (3.85%) Apache Flex
12 9 (3.46%) RequireJS
13 8 (3.08%) OAuth
13 8 (3.08%) SAML
13 8 (3.08%) SOAP
14 5 (1.92%) Dropwizard
14 5 (1.92%) J2EE
14 5 (1.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (5.77%) User Experience
3 9 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.08%) Equities
5 7 (2.69%) Digital TV
5 7 (2.69%) Fixed Income
5 7 (2.69%) IBM XIV
5 7 (2.69%) STB
6 6 (2.31%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.31%) Derivative
6 6 (2.31%) Device Driver
6 6 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (1.54%) FMCG
8 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.15%) Fintech
8 3 (1.15%) Hedge funds
8 3 (1.15%) iPad
8 3 (1.15%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 57 (21.92%) Unix
2 40 (15.38%) Linux
3 24 (9.23%) Windows
4 14 (5.38%) Android
5 13 (5.00%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.31%) Solaris
7 5 (1.92%) AIX
8 4 (1.54%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.15%) zOS
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (38.08%) Functional Testing
3 58 (22.31%) Performance Testing
4 47 (18.08%) Test Scripting
5 44 (16.92%) Automated Testing
5 44 (16.92%) Scrum
5 44 (16.92%) Test Automation
6 42 (16.15%) Test Strategy
7 33 (12.69%) Automation Testing
7 33 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 32 (12.31%) Manual Testing
9 29 (11.15%) BDD
9 29 (11.15%) Test Planning
10 28 (10.77%) System Integration Testing
10 28 (10.77%) TDD
11 25 (9.62%) Regression Testing
12 24 (9.23%) Software Testing
13 22 (8.46%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (8.46%) Operational Acceptance Testing
14 21 (8.08%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (29.23%) Java
2 72 (27.69%) SQL
3 26 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 23 (8.85%) Python
5 14 (5.38%) C
5 14 (5.38%) C++
6 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.31%) C#
8 5 (1.92%) Perl
8 5 (1.92%) PHP
8 5 (1.92%) Ruby
8 5 (1.92%) VB
9 4 (1.54%) ActionScript
9 4 (1.54%) ActionScript 2.0
10 3 (1.15%) Groovy
10 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.15%) VBA
11 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.77%) COBOL
11 2 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (16.15%) ISEB
2 36 (13.85%) ISTQB
3 30 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 19 (7.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (5.77%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.23%) Degree
6 11 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.31%) CISSP
8 4 (1.54%) CISA
8 4 (1.54%) CISM
8 4 (1.54%) PMP
9 3 (1.15%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.77%) CEH
10 2 (0.77%) CEPT
11 1 (0.38%) CPTE
11 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.38%) GPEN
11 1 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.38%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (17.31%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.77%) SEPA
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (2.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (1.92%) Docker
3 4 (1.54%) LXC
4 3 (1.15%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.77%) HDFS
5 2 (0.77%) NFS
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 48 (18.46%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Control-M
2 2 (0.77%) Graphite
2 2 (0.77%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.77%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (18.46%) HP
2 39 (15.00%) Oracle
3 25 (9.62%) VMware
4 20 (7.69%) SOASTA, Inc
5 18 (6.92%) IBM
6 14 (5.38%) Microsoft
7 13 (5.00%) Adobe
7 13 (5.00%) Atlassian
8 8 (3.08%) Cognos
9 7 (2.69%) EMC
9 7 (2.69%) NetApp
9 7 (2.69%) Veritas
10 6 (2.31%) Google
11 4 (1.54%) Guidewire
11 4 (1.54%) SAP
12 3 (1.15%) Citrix
12 3 (1.15%) Rally
12 3 (1.15%) Sun
13 2 (0.77%) OpenText
13 2 (0.77%) TOWER Software
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
EXCELerate
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 6 days ago