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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 325 253 312
Rank change year-on-year
-72 +59
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 112 189 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.80% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.97% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 119 86
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £299 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £345 £339
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +1.84%
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
19487 19445 19805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.78% 82.40% 81.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13983 13860 13790
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 219 235
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.81% +2.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.30 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -
City of London +16 10 £505 +6.31% 7
Docklands, London +11 2 - -
Canary Wharf 0 2 £590 +21.02%
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 112 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.66%) Functional Testing
3 83 (34.87%) Java
4 71 (29.83%) Finance
5 69 (28.99%) JIRA
6 67 (28.15%) SQL
7 60 (25.21%) Selenium
8 57 (23.95%) JMeter
9 52 (21.85%) QA
10 50 (21.01%) Performance Testing
11 49 (20.59%) LoadRunner
12 48 (20.17%) Unix
13 47 (19.75%) Banking
13 47 (19.75%) Test Automation
14 46 (19.33%) Scrum
15 45 (18.91%) HP Quality Center
16 44 (18.49%) ISEB
17 43 (18.07%) HP
18 42 (17.65%) Test Scripting
19 39 (16.39%) Cucumber
19 39 (16.39%) Automated Testing
20 37 (15.55%) Linux
21 36 (15.13%) Automation Testing
21 36 (15.13%) Git (software)
21 36 (15.13%) ISTQB
22 33 (13.87%) Manual Testing
22 33 (13.87%) User Acceptance Testing
23 32 (13.45%) Oracle
24 31 (13.03%) XML
25 30 (12.61%) Test Strategy

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 11 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.36%) Apache
2 8 (3.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 5 (2.10%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.68%) CMS
4 4 (1.68%) SAS
5 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
5 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.84%) FileNet
5 2 (0.84%) Jetty
5 2 (0.84%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.42%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (6.30%) MS Office
2 7 (2.94%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.52%) MS Project
3 6 (2.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.10%) Mingle
5 3 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.84%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.42%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.10%) Basecamp
2 5 (2.10%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.26%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.26%) GitHub
3 3 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.84%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Mimecast
4 2 (0.84%) Office 365
4 2 (0.84%) PaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.98%) HTTP
2 8 (3.36%) Kerberos
3 6 (2.52%) Firewall
3 6 (2.52%) NAS
3 6 (2.52%) SAN
3 6 (2.52%) VPN
4 4 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
6 1 (0.42%) CDMA
6 1 (0.42%) DNS
6 1 (0.42%) GSM
6 1 (0.42%) OpenLDAP
6 1 (0.42%) OpenVPN
6 1 (0.42%) SCCP
6 1 (0.42%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (0.42%) snoop
6 1 (0.42%) SS7
6 1 (0.42%) SSH
6 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.30%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (6.30%) Oracle Database
3 11 (4.62%) MySQL
4 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.10%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.68%) Big Data
8 3 (1.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.26%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.26%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.84%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.84%) IDOL
9 2 (0.84%) Impala
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.84%) QlikView
9 2 (0.84%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.84%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 69 (28.99%) JIRA
2 60 (25.21%) Selenium
3 57 (23.95%) JMeter
4 49 (20.59%) LoadRunner
5 39 (16.39%) Cucumber
6 36 (15.13%) Git (software)
7 25 (10.50%) WebDriver
8 24 (10.08%) Jenkins
9 21 (8.82%) Subversion
10 20 (8.40%) JUnit
11 17 (7.14%) Gatling
11 17 (7.14%) Maven
11 17 (7.14%) SoapUI
12 11 (4.62%) HP UFT
13 10 (4.20%) SonarQube
14 8 (3.36%) Selenium IDE
14 8 (3.36%) Visual Studio
15 7 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (2.94%) Toad
16 5 (2.10%) SpecFlow
General
1 71 (29.83%) Finance
2 47 (19.75%) Banking
3 17 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 11 (4.62%) Front Office
5 9 (3.78%) Retail
6 8 (3.36%) Games
7 3 (1.26%) Billing
7 3 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.84%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (27.31%) Tester
2 56 (23.53%) Analyst
3 44 (18.49%) Test Analyst
4 28 (11.76%) Test Manager
5 24 (10.08%) Developer
6 21 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 14 (5.88%) Test Leader
8 12 (5.04%) Agile Tester
9 11 (4.62%) Java Developer
9 11 (4.62%) Test Engineer
10 10 (4.20%) Performance Tester
11 9 (3.78%) Business Analyst
11 9 (3.78%) Non-Functional Tester
12 8 (3.36%) Performance Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) Performance Test Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) QA Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (3.36%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (2.94%) Consultant
13 7 (2.94%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (13.03%) XML
2 22 (9.24%) JSON
3 19 (7.98%) Web Services
4 18 (7.56%) RESTful
5 14 (5.88%) HTML
5 14 (5.88%) REST
6 12 (5.04%) .NET
7 11 (4.62%) HTML5
8 10 (4.20%) Spring
9 9 (3.78%) AngularJS
9 9 (3.78%) CSS
9 9 (3.78%) OAuth
9 9 (3.78%) SAML
10 8 (3.36%) CSS3
11 6 (2.52%) Apache Flex
11 6 (2.52%) SOAP
12 5 (2.10%) Drools
12 5 (2.10%) J2EE
12 5 (2.10%) Kafka
12 5 (2.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.46%) Equities
2 13 (5.46%) User Experience
3 11 (4.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (3.78%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.52%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.52%) Derivative
5 6 (2.52%) IBM XIV
6 4 (1.68%) FMCG
7 3 (1.26%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.26%) Fintech
7 3 (1.26%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.26%) iPad
7 3 (1.26%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.84%) AS400
8 2 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (0.84%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.42%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.42%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 48 (20.17%) Unix
2 37 (15.55%) Linux
3 29 (12.18%) Windows
4 10 (4.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.36%) Android
6 7 (2.94%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.26%) zOS
8 2 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) Solaris
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (38.66%) Functional Testing
3 50 (21.01%) Performance Testing
4 47 (19.75%) Test Automation
5 46 (19.33%) Scrum
6 42 (17.65%) Test Scripting
7 39 (16.39%) Automated Testing
8 36 (15.13%) Automation Testing
9 33 (13.87%) Manual Testing
9 33 (13.87%) User Acceptance Testing
10 30 (12.61%) Test Planning
10 30 (12.61%) Test Strategy
11 28 (11.76%) BDD
12 27 (11.34%) Regression Testing
12 27 (11.34%) TDD
13 23 (9.66%) Security Testing
13 23 (9.66%) Software Testing
13 23 (9.66%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (9.24%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 19 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 83 (34.87%) Java
2 67 (28.15%) SQL
3 20 (8.40%) JavaScript
4 16 (6.72%) Python
5 8 (3.36%) C++
6 7 (2.94%) C
7 5 (2.10%) C#
7 5 (2.10%) Clojure
7 5 (2.10%) Ruby
7 5 (2.10%) Scala
7 5 (2.10%) VB
8 4 (1.68%) Groovy
8 4 (1.68%) Perl
8 4 (1.68%) PHP
9 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.84%) COBOL
10 2 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.84%) VBScript
11 1 (0.42%) VBA
11 1 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 44 (18.49%) ISEB
2 36 (15.13%) ISTQB
3 24 (10.08%) Security Cleared
4 17 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (4.20%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.20%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.36%) CISSP
7 6 (2.52%) Degree
8 5 (2.10%) CREST Certified
9 4 (1.68%) CEH
9 4 (1.68%) CEPT
9 4 (1.68%) CISA
9 4 (1.68%) CISM
9 4 (1.68%) PMP
10 3 (1.26%) CPTE
10 3 (1.26%) GPEN
11 2 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.42%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (21.85%) QA
2 4 (1.68%) SDET
3 2 (0.84%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.84%) SEPA
4 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.42%) HL7
4 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (2.94%) Docker
2 6 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.26%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) HDFS
4 2 (0.84%) NFS
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.42%) LXC
5 1 (0.42%) Postfix
5 1 (0.42%) Squid
Systems Management
1 45 (18.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.26%) Ansible
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.84%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (0.84%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Graphite
4 1 (0.42%) Kibana
4 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.42%) logstash
4 1 (0.42%) Rancher
4 1 (0.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.42%) yum
4 1 (0.42%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 43 (18.07%) HP
2 32 (13.45%) Oracle
3 27 (11.34%) VMware
4 19 (7.98%) IBM
4 19 (7.98%) SOASTA, Inc
5 17 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (5.04%) Atlassian
7 9 (3.78%) Adobe
8 8 (3.36%) Cognos
9 6 (2.52%) EMC
9 6 (2.52%) Google
9 6 (2.52%) NetApp
9 6 (2.52%) Veritas
10 4 (1.68%) Guidewire
10 4 (1.68%) SAP
11 3 (1.26%) Citrix
11 3 (1.26%) hybris
11 3 (1.26%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.26%) Rally
12 2 (0.84%) Fundtech
London
Haysfm
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £434.99 per day
Posted: 6 days ago