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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 292 334 279
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -55
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 119 72 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.57% 0.34% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 54 85
Average daily rate £443 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.83%
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
17419 16877 17704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.50% 80.49% 80.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12105 12118
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 195 247
Average hourly rate £22.62 £21.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 11 £425 +13.33% 6
Croydon - 5 £361 -
Osterley - 5 £459 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Functional Testing
3 82 (29.93%) Java
4 66 (24.09%) Finance
5 65 (23.72%) TDD
6 63 (22.99%) Unix
7 62 (22.63%) Performance Testing
8 59 (21.53%) Scrum
9 58 (21.17%) JMeter
9 58 (21.17%) Cucumber
10 56 (20.44%) Test Strategy
11 54 (19.71%) Git (software)
12 53 (19.34%) Maven
12 53 (19.34%) Test Scripting
13 52 (18.98%) BDD
14 50 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
14 50 (18.25%) SQL
15 48 (17.52%) Python
16 47 (17.15%) Jenkins
16 47 (17.15%) SOASTA, Inc
17 45 (16.42%) Mockito
17 45 (16.42%) Software Engineering
17 45 (16.42%) Banking
18 44 (16.06%) Spring
19 43 (15.69%) Web Services
20 42 (15.33%) HTTP
20 42 (15.33%) Multithreading
20 42 (15.33%) Groovy
20 42 (15.33%) REST
21 40 (14.60%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (13.87%) Tomcat
2 37 (13.50%) Jetty
3 29 (10.58%) Node.js
4 25 (9.12%) Apache
5 8 (2.92%) Confluence
6 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.82%) JBoss
8 3 (1.09%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.73%) Mule
10 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 7 (2.55%) MS Office
2 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.19%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.36%) Aligne
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) HFM
3 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.36%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.31%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.33%) HTTP
2 28 (10.22%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.28%) Internet
4 5 (1.82%) DNS
4 5 (1.82%) LDAP
5 4 (1.46%) SMTP
6 3 (1.09%) DSL
6 3 (1.09%) Extranet
6 3 (1.09%) Intranet
7 2 (0.73%) 3G
7 2 (0.73%) 4G
7 2 (0.73%) BGP
7 2 (0.73%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (0.73%) Firewall
7 2 (0.73%) MVNO
7 2 (0.73%) NAS
7 2 (0.73%) SAN
7 2 (0.73%) VPN
8 1 (0.36%) SSL
8 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.60%) NoSQL
2 37 (13.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 14 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 13 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (4.01%) MySQL
6 9 (3.28%) Big Data
7 8 (2.92%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.92%) SQL Server
8 6 (2.19%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.09%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.36%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (21.17%) Cucumber
1 58 (21.17%) JMeter
2 54 (19.71%) Git (software)
3 53 (19.34%) Maven
4 47 (17.15%) Jenkins
5 45 (16.42%) Mockito
6 39 (14.23%) Selenium
7 38 (13.87%) Subversion
8 37 (13.50%) Gradle
9 36 (13.14%) JUnit
10 35 (12.77%) LoadRunner
11 25 (9.12%) JIRA
12 24 (8.76%) HP UFT
13 15 (5.47%) Gatling
14 11 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (3.28%) Eclipse
15 9 (3.28%) IntelliJ
16 8 (2.92%) WebDriver
17 7 (2.55%) Grunt
17 7 (2.55%) SoapUI
General
1 66 (24.09%) Finance
2 45 (16.42%) Banking
3 12 (4.38%) Retail
4 10 (3.65%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.92%) Front Office
6 5 (1.82%) Games
6 5 (1.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.09%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.09%) Publishing
7 3 (1.09%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.73%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (25.18%) Developer
2 65 (23.72%) Analyst
3 58 (21.17%) Test Analyst
4 54 (19.71%) Java Developer
5 41 (14.96%) Tester
6 39 (14.23%) Test Manager
7 23 (8.39%) Test Leader
8 18 (6.57%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.20%) Agile Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Agile Java Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Senior Java Developer
11 13 (4.74%) Non-Functional Tester
11 13 (4.74%) Performance Tester
12 11 (4.01%) Performance Analyst
13 10 (3.65%) Senior Agile Developer
13 10 (3.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
14 9 (3.28%) Developer in Test
14 9 (3.28%) Performance Test Analyst
14 9 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
14 9 (3.28%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.06%) Spring
2 43 (15.69%) Web Services
3 42 (15.33%) REST
4 37 (13.50%) AngularJS
5 30 (10.95%) Guice
6 22 (8.03%) Middleware
7 17 (6.20%) JSON
7 17 (6.20%) SOAP
8 14 (5.11%) Hibernate
9 13 (4.74%) HTML
9 13 (4.74%) XML
10 11 (4.01%) RESTful
11 9 (3.28%) .NET
12 8 (2.92%) CSS
13 7 (2.55%) Apache Flex
13 7 (2.55%) CSS3
13 7 (2.55%) HTML5
13 7 (2.55%) J2EE
13 7 (2.55%) RequireJS
14 5 (1.82%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (3.28%) DTV
3 9 (3.28%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (2.92%) STB
5 7 (2.55%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.55%) Device Driver
5 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.55%) User Experience
6 6 (2.19%) Data Centre
6 6 (2.19%) Equities
6 6 (2.19%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.09%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.09%) New Media
7 3 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.73%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.73%) IBM XIV
8 2 (0.73%) Smart Meter
8 2 (0.73%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 63 (22.99%) Unix
2 24 (8.76%) Linux
3 20 (7.30%) Windows
4 5 (1.82%) Android
4 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.46%) CentOS
5 4 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.46%) Solaris
6 2 (0.73%) AIX
7 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.36%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (34.67%) Functional Testing
3 65 (23.72%) TDD
4 62 (22.63%) Performance Testing
5 59 (21.53%) Scrum
6 56 (20.44%) Test Strategy
7 53 (19.34%) Test Scripting
8 52 (18.98%) BDD
9 50 (18.25%) Continuous Integration
10 45 (16.42%) Software Engineering
11 42 (15.33%) Multithreading
12 40 (14.60%) Pair Programming
12 40 (14.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 34 (12.41%) Unit Testing
14 32 (11.68%) Build Automation
14 32 (11.68%) Dependency Injection
15 30 (10.95%) Concurrent Programming
16 25 (9.12%) Automated Testing
16 25 (9.12%) Open Source
16 25 (9.12%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (29.93%) Java
2 50 (18.25%) SQL
3 48 (17.52%) Python
4 42 (15.33%) Groovy
5 40 (14.60%) Ruby
6 17 (6.20%) JavaScript
7 15 (5.47%) Scala
8 12 (4.38%) C
9 10 (3.65%) C++
10 8 (2.92%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.55%) PHP
12 6 (2.19%) VBA
13 4 (1.46%) C#
14 2 (0.73%) Perl
15 1 (0.36%) COBOL
15 1 (0.36%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.36%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (10.22%) ISTQB
2 27 (9.85%) ISEB
3 21 (7.66%) Security Cleared
4 16 (5.84%) SC Cleared
5 15 (5.47%) Degree
6 12 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (1.46%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.73%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.73%) PMP
9 1 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.36%) CEH
9 1 (0.36%) CEPT
9 1 (0.36%) CISSP
9 1 (0.36%) CPTE
9 1 (0.36%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.36%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.85%) QA
2 3 (1.09%) SLA
3 2 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.73%) ISO27002
3 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.73%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 38 (13.87%) Docker
2 13 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.46%) LXC
4 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.73%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (9.49%) Graphite
2 16 (5.84%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.46%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.36%) Nessus
4 1 (0.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (17.15%) SOASTA, Inc
2 29 (10.58%) HP
3 27 (9.85%) Oracle
4 15 (5.47%) VMware
5 14 (5.11%) IBM
6 13 (4.74%) Microsoft
7 8 (2.92%) Adobe
8 6 (2.19%) Atlassian
8 6 (2.19%) Cognos
9 5 (1.82%) Akamai
10 3 (1.09%) Baan
11 2 (0.73%) Citrix
11 2 (0.73%) EMC
11 2 (0.73%) Hyperion
11 2 (0.73%) NetApp
11 2 (0.73%) SAP
11 2 (0.73%) Sun
11 2 (0.73%) Veritas
12 1 (0.36%) Informatica
12 1 (0.36%) Trillium
South West London
Wenham Carter
Rate: Negotiable on experince
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago