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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 318 328 316
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 115 99 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.43% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 81
Median daily rate £425 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £637 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £103.25 £12.55
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +722.70%
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
18283 18659 18629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.33% 81.19% 81.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13371 13253 13181
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median 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 £628 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 240 230
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £57.60 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 June 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 June 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
City of London +35 19 £450 -18.18% 3
Croydon - 10 £400 -
Docklands, London +10 2 - -
Ilford - 1 £425 -
Westminster - 1 £800 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 119 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (39.55%) Functional Testing
3 72 (26.87%) Java
4 69 (25.75%) SQL
4 69 (25.75%) Finance
5 64 (23.88%) Unix
6 57 (21.27%) JIRA
7 54 (20.15%) LoadRunner
7 54 (20.15%) Selenium
7 54 (20.15%) Performance Testing
8 49 (18.28%) HP Quality Center
8 49 (18.28%) HP
9 47 (17.54%) Linux
9 47 (17.54%) JMeter
9 47 (17.54%) Scrum
10 46 (17.16%) Test Strategy
11 45 (16.79%) Test Scripting
11 45 (16.79%) Banking
12 43 (16.04%) QA
13 42 (15.67%) Oracle
13 42 (15.67%) ISEB
14 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
15 39 (14.55%) Cucumber
15 39 (14.55%) Automated Testing
15 39 (14.55%) ISTQB
16 37 (13.81%) Test Automation
17 34 (12.69%) HTTP
17 34 (12.69%) TDD
17 34 (12.69%) Subversion
17 34 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing

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 14 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.73%) Tomcat
3 9 (3.36%) Apache
3 9 (3.36%) Jetty
4 3 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (1.12%) SAS
5 2 (0.75%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.75%) CMS
5 2 (0.75%) Confluence
5 2 (0.75%) FileNet
5 2 (0.75%) Tuxedo
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.37%) Drupal
6 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (5.60%) MS Office
2 8 (2.99%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (1.87%) MS Project
5 3 (1.12%) Mingle
5 3 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.99%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.75%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.75%) VisionPLUS
3 1 (0.37%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.37%) Northgate Housing
3 1 (0.37%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.49%) Basecamp
2 4 (1.49%) Google Apps
3 3 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.75%) Trello
5 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (12.69%) HTTP
2 11 (4.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (2.99%) Firewall
3 8 (2.99%) NAS
3 8 (2.99%) SAN
3 8 (2.99%) VPN
4 5 (1.87%) FTP
5 4 (1.49%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.49%) SMTP
6 2 (0.75%) 3G
6 2 (0.75%) 4G
6 2 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
6 2 (0.75%) MVNO
7 1 (0.37%) SCCP
7 1 (0.37%) SIGTRAN
7 1 (0.37%) snoop
7 1 (0.37%) SS7
7 1 (0.37%) SSL
7 1 (0.37%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.07%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.21%) Oracle Database
3 18 (6.72%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (5.60%) NoSQL
5 13 (4.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (4.85%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.99%) MySQL
7 6 (2.24%) Big Data
8 5 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.12%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.75%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.75%) IDOL
10 2 (0.75%) Impala
10 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.37%) Electronic Patient Records
11 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.37%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (21.27%) JIRA
2 54 (20.15%) LoadRunner
2 54 (20.15%) Selenium
3 47 (17.54%) JMeter
4 40 (14.93%) Git (software)
5 39 (14.55%) Cucumber
6 34 (12.69%) Subversion
7 24 (8.96%) Jenkins
8 21 (7.84%) JUnit
9 20 (7.46%) Maven
10 18 (6.72%) WebDriver
11 15 (5.60%) Gatling
12 13 (4.85%) Mockito
13 11 (4.10%) Visual Studio
14 10 (3.73%) Grunt
14 10 (3.73%) gulp
14 10 (3.73%) SoapUI
15 9 (3.36%) Appium
15 9 (3.36%) Gradle
16 8 (2.99%) Selenium IDE
General
1 69 (25.75%) Finance
2 45 (16.79%) Banking
3 19 (7.09%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.60%) Retail
5 12 (4.48%) Front Office
6 11 (4.10%) Games
7 4 (1.49%) Billing
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (23.13%) Tester
2 55 (20.52%) Analyst
3 47 (17.54%) Test Analyst
4 36 (13.43%) Test Manager
5 34 (12.69%) Developer
6 20 (7.46%) Test Leader
7 16 (5.97%) Senior Developer
8 15 (5.60%) Automation Tester
8 15 (5.60%) Java Developer
9 14 (5.22%) Test Engineer
10 13 (4.85%) Performance Analyst
11 11 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
11 11 (4.10%) Performance Test Analyst
11 11 (4.10%) Programme Manager
12 10 (3.73%) Performance Tester
12 10 (3.73%) Programme Test Manager
12 10 (3.73%) Senior Full Stack Developer
12 10 (3.73%) Test Programme Manager
13 9 (3.36%) Agile Tester
14 8 (2.99%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.70%) JSON
2 25 (9.33%) XML
3 21 (7.84%) AngularJS
4 20 (7.46%) Middleware
4 20 (7.46%) Web Services
5 17 (6.34%) REST
5 17 (6.34%) RESTful
6 16 (5.97%) HTML
6 16 (5.97%) HTML5
7 14 (5.22%) CSS
8 13 (4.85%) CSS3
9 12 (4.48%) Dropwizard
10 11 (4.10%) Apache Flex
10 11 (4.10%) Spring
11 10 (3.73%) .NET
11 10 (3.73%) RequireJS
12 9 (3.36%) Guice
12 9 (3.36%) Node.js
12 9 (3.36%) SOAP
13 6 (2.24%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.07%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (5.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (5.60%) User Experience
3 11 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.10%) DTV
3 11 (4.10%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (3.73%) Mobile App
4 10 (3.73%) STB
5 9 (3.36%) Device Driver
5 9 (3.36%) Equities
6 8 (2.99%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.99%) IBM XIV
7 6 (2.24%) Data Structures
7 6 (2.24%) Derivative
8 5 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.49%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.12%) FMCG
10 3 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.12%) iPad
10 3 (1.12%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 64 (23.88%) Unix
2 47 (17.54%) Linux
3 25 (9.33%) Windows
4 9 (3.36%) Android
5 8 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 7 (2.61%) Solaris
7 6 (2.24%) AIX
8 3 (1.12%) zOS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (44.40%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (39.55%) Functional Testing
3 54 (20.15%) Performance Testing
4 47 (17.54%) Scrum
5 46 (17.16%) Test Strategy
6 45 (16.79%) Test Scripting
7 39 (14.55%) Automated Testing
8 37 (13.81%) Test Automation
9 34 (12.69%) TDD
9 34 (12.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 31 (11.57%) BDD
10 31 (11.57%) Manual Testing
11 30 (11.19%) System Integration Testing
12 28 (10.45%) Automation Testing
13 26 (9.70%) Software Testing
13 26 (9.70%) Test Planning
14 23 (8.58%) SDLC
15 21 (7.84%) Multithreading
15 21 (7.84%) Operational Acceptance Testing
16 20 (7.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (26.87%) Java
2 69 (25.75%) SQL
3 31 (11.57%) Python
4 24 (8.96%) JavaScript
5 20 (7.46%) C
6 19 (7.09%) C++
7 12 (4.48%) Ruby
8 9 (3.36%) Groovy
9 8 (2.99%) Shell Script
10 6 (2.24%) C#
11 5 (1.87%) Perl
11 5 (1.87%) VB
12 4 (1.49%) ActionScript
12 4 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (1.49%) PHP
13 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.12%) VBA
14 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.75%) COBOL
14 2 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (15.67%) ISEB
2 39 (14.55%) ISTQB
3 29 (10.82%) Security Cleared
4 20 (7.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 16 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 14 (5.22%) Degree
7 8 (2.99%) DV Cleared
8 6 (2.24%) CISSP
9 4 (1.49%) CISA
9 4 (1.49%) CISM
9 4 (1.49%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.49%) PMP
10 3 (1.12%) CREST Certified
11 2 (0.75%) CEH
11 2 (0.75%) CEPT
11 2 (0.75%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.37%) CPTE
12 1 (0.37%) GPEN
12 1 (0.37%) ISEB Practitioner
12 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (16.04%) QA
2 2 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.75%) SEPA
3 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.37%) HL7
3 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.37%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (4.10%) Docker
2 8 (2.99%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (2.24%) LXC
4 2 (0.75%) HDFS
4 2 (0.75%) NFS
4 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 49 (18.28%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (2.99%) Graphite
3 2 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.75%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (18.28%) HP
2 42 (15.67%) Oracle
3 27 (10.07%) SOASTA, Inc
4 25 (9.33%) VMware
5 23 (8.58%) IBM
6 19 (7.09%) Microsoft
7 14 (5.22%) Adobe
8 11 (4.10%) Atlassian
9 9 (3.36%) Cognos
10 8 (2.99%) EMC
10 8 (2.99%) NetApp
10 8 (2.99%) Veritas
11 5 (1.87%) Google
12 4 (1.49%) Guidewire
12 4 (1.49%) SAP
12 4 (1.49%) Sun
13 3 (1.12%) Rally
14 2 (0.75%) Cloudera
14 2 (0.75%) Fundtech
14 2 (0.75%) OpenText
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