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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 365 372 368
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 25 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 14
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£475 £384 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.77% -7.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £313 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £288 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.26% -32.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
17784 17779 17001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.63% 78.28% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 12516 12755 11670
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 226 269
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -35.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London +3 8 £500 +42.85% 1
Bromley - 1 £625 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) Test Strategy
3 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
4 10 (24.39%) QA
5 9 (21.95%) Banking
5 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
5 9 (21.95%) Oracle
6 8 (19.51%) Web Services
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
7 7 (17.07%) Java
7 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
8 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
8 6 (14.63%) ISEB
8 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
8 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (12.20%) Retail
9 5 (12.20%) Middleware
9 5 (12.20%) Performance Engineering
9 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
10 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
10 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
10 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
10 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
10 4 (9.76%) HP
10 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
3 1 (2.44%) Tuxedo
3 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.88%) Oracle EBS R12
1 2 (4.88%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) LoadRunner
2 4 (9.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (9.76%) SoapUI
3 3 (7.32%) JIRA
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) Calabash
4 2 (4.88%) eggPlant
4 2 (4.88%) Appium
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.44%) JMeter
5 1 (2.44%) JProfiler
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 9 (21.95%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
4 3 (7.32%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Test Manager
2 9 (21.95%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Test Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Test Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Integration Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Non-Functional Tester
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Test Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Test Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) QA Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Performance Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) Web Services
2 5 (12.20%) Middleware
3 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (9.76%) SOAP
4 3 (7.32%) XML
5 2 (4.88%) HTML
5 2 (4.88%) CSS
5 2 (4.88%) JSON
5 2 (4.88%) REST
5 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Digital Media
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.88%) Fixed Income
2 2 (4.88%) Equities
2 2 (4.88%) Derivative
2 2 (4.88%) Data Integration
2 2 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
2 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.44%) NHS
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Solaris
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) Android
3 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (34.15%) User Acceptance Testing
2 13 (31.71%) Test Strategy
3 12 (29.27%) Performance Testing
4 8 (19.51%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.07%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
6 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.20%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (12.20%) Performance Engineering
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) Functional Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Load Testing
8 4 (9.76%) Test Management
8 4 (9.76%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) Regression Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (7.32%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (19.51%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
2 6 (14.63%) ISEB
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (24.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Oracle
2 4 (9.76%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) EMC
3 1 (2.44%) BMC
3 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.44%) Remedy
3 1 (2.44%) Teradata
3 1 (2.44%) F5
3 1 (2.44%) MuleSoft
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco
3 1 (2.44%) IBM
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