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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 388 387 362
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 17 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.077% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.098% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 1
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£375 £415 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.63% +62.74%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
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
16736 17369 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.79% 78.53% 76.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11885 11867 10680
Average daily rate £450 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 239 246
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.53 £25.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £70.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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
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 2 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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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 +6 5 £363 -15.74%
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Management
4 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 7 (23.33%) Web Services
5 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) JMeter
6 6 (20.00%) ISEB
7 5 (16.67%) SOAP
7 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
7 5 (16.67%) Banking
7 5 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
8 4 (13.33%) QA
8 4 (13.33%) Legal
8 4 (13.33%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (23.33%) LoadRunner
2 6 (20.00%) JMeter
3 4 (13.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (6.67%) NUnit
4 2 (6.67%) JIRA
4 2 (6.67%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) WebLOAD
5 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) Maven
5 1 (3.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.33%) IntelliJ
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (36.67%) Tester
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Performance Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Tester
5 2 (6.67%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.33%) QA Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Oracle Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Functional Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
3 3 (10.00%) REST
3 3 (10.00%) WCF
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) Middleware
4 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (6.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (6.67%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Solaris
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) UNIX
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 11 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Test Management
4 8 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 7 (23.33%) Performance Testing
5 7 (23.33%) Test Scripting
6 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 5 (16.67%) System Testing
8 4 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 3 (10.00%) CRM
9 3 (10.00%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
10 2 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISEB
2 5 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) SOASTA, Inc