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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 329 239 339
Rank change year-on-year
-90 +100
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 111 209 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.48% 0.91% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 1.09% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 135 65
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £302 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £570 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £32.50
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
19732 19199 19904
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 86.03% 83.22% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 14121 13782 14102
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 £620 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 218 250
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £21.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.05 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -6 10 £500 +8.10% 3
Croydon - 4 £380 -
Canary Wharf -3 2 £590 +21.02%
Paddington - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.44%) Functional Testing
3 90 (40.00%) Java
4 71 (31.56%) Finance
4 71 (31.56%) JIRA
5 62 (27.56%) Selenium
5 62 (27.56%) SQL
6 55 (24.44%) JMeter
7 54 (24.00%) Test Automation
8 51 (22.67%) QA
9 50 (22.22%) Banking
10 46 (20.44%) Performance Testing
11 44 (19.56%) Scrum
12 41 (18.22%) Unix
13 40 (17.78%) Test Scripting
13 40 (17.78%) Cucumber
14 38 (16.89%) Linux
14 38 (16.89%) LoadRunner
15 36 (16.00%) ISEB
16 35 (15.56%) Automated Testing
16 35 (15.56%) Git (software)
16 35 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
17 33 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
17 33 (14.67%) Automation Testing
18 32 (14.22%) Windows
19 30 (13.33%) XML
19 30 (13.33%) ISTQB
20 29 (12.89%) Manual Testing
20 29 (12.89%) HP
21 28 (12.44%) BDD

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 (4.89%) Apache
2 8 (3.56%) CMS
2 8 (3.56%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 5 (2.22%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.78%) Drupal
5 4 (1.78%) SAS
6 3 (1.33%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.33%) Confluence
7 2 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.89%) FileNet
7 2 (0.89%) Tuxedo
7 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.44%) JBoss
8 1 (0.44%) Jetty
8 1 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Office
2 6 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.67%) MS Project
3 5 (2.22%) Mingle
3 5 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.89%) SAP CO
2 2 (0.89%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.89%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.44%) Cerner Millennium
3 1 (0.44%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.44%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.44%) RMDS
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.67%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.22%) Basecamp
4 5 (2.22%) Google Apps
4 5 (2.22%) Office 365
4 5 (2.22%) PaaS
5 4 (1.78%) IaaS
6 3 (1.33%) GitHub
7 2 (0.89%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.89%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.89%) Trello
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.44%) SaaS
8 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.78%) HTTP
2 7 (3.11%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.33%) Firewall
3 3 (1.33%) NAS
3 3 (1.33%) SAN
3 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.33%) VPN
4 2 (0.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.44%) 3G
5 1 (0.44%) 3GPP
5 1 (0.44%) CDMA
5 1 (0.44%) DNS
5 1 (0.44%) GSM
5 1 (0.44%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (0.44%) SCCP
5 1 (0.44%) SIGTRAN
5 1 (0.44%) SS7
5 1 (0.44%) SSH
5 1 (0.44%) VoIP
5 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.44%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (4.44%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.00%) MySQL
5 6 (2.67%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.22%) Big Data
6 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.33%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.89%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.89%) Cognos Query Studio
9 2 (0.89%) IDOL
9 2 (0.89%) Impala
9 2 (0.89%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (0.89%) QlikView
9 2 (0.89%) SAS Visual Analytics
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 71 (31.56%) JIRA
2 62 (27.56%) Selenium
3 55 (24.44%) JMeter
4 40 (17.78%) Cucumber
5 38 (16.89%) LoadRunner
6 35 (15.56%) Git (software)
7 25 (11.11%) Jenkins
7 25 (11.11%) WebDriver
8 22 (9.78%) SoapUI
9 19 (8.44%) JUnit
10 18 (8.00%) Subversion
11 16 (7.11%) Gatling
12 15 (6.67%) Maven
13 11 (4.89%) HP UFT
14 9 (4.00%) SonarQube
15 8 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (3.11%) Selenium IDE
16 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio
17 5 (2.22%) Ant
17 5 (2.22%) Appium
General
1 71 (31.56%) Finance
2 50 (22.22%) Banking
3 19 (8.44%) Investment Banking
4 8 (3.56%) Games
4 8 (3.56%) Retail
5 7 (3.11%) Front Office
6 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.33%) Billing
7 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.89%) Back Office
8 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 61 (27.11%) Tester
2 57 (25.33%) Analyst
3 43 (19.11%) Test Analyst
4 28 (12.44%) Developer
5 20 (8.89%) Automation Tester
6 18 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 16 (7.11%) Java Developer
8 14 (6.22%) Test Leader
9 12 (5.33%) Agile Tester
10 11 (4.89%) QA Analyst
10 11 (4.89%) Test Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Performance Tester
12 9 (4.00%) Business Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Banking Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Senior Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Senior Test Analyst
13 8 (3.56%) Senior Tester
14 7 (3.11%) Consultant
14 7 (3.11%) Performance Analyst
14 7 (3.11%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.33%) XML
2 23 (10.22%) JSON
3 21 (9.33%) Web Services
4 17 (7.56%) .NET
4 17 (7.56%) REST
5 16 (7.11%) RESTful
6 13 (5.78%) HTML
7 12 (5.33%) SAML
8 11 (4.89%) OAuth
9 10 (4.44%) HTML5
10 9 (4.00%) Kafka
10 9 (4.00%) Spring
11 8 (3.56%) SOAP
12 7 (3.11%) CSS
13 6 (2.67%) AngularJS
14 5 (2.22%) Drools
14 5 (2.22%) Gherkin
15 4 (1.78%) Behat
15 4 (1.78%) Spring Boot
15 4 (1.78%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 28 (12.44%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.67%) Equities
3 11 (4.89%) User Experience
4 10 (4.44%) Fixed Income
5 7 (3.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.67%) Derivative
7 4 (1.78%) FMCG
7 4 (1.78%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.78%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.33%) Fintech
8 3 (1.33%) IBM XIV
9 2 (0.89%) AS400
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) iPad
9 2 (0.89%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.89%) Smart Meter
9 2 (0.89%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.22%) Unix
2 38 (16.89%) Linux
3 32 (14.22%) Windows
4 14 (6.22%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.44%) Android
6 9 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.33%) zOS
8 2 (0.89%) AIX
8 2 (0.89%) Solaris
8 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (52.89%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (40.44%) Functional Testing
3 54 (24.00%) Test Automation
4 46 (20.44%) Performance Testing
5 44 (19.56%) Scrum
6 40 (17.78%) Test Scripting
7 35 (15.56%) Automated Testing
8 33 (14.67%) Automation Testing
8 33 (14.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 29 (12.89%) Manual Testing
10 28 (12.44%) BDD
10 28 (12.44%) Test Planning
11 26 (11.56%) Software Testing
11 26 (11.56%) TDD
12 24 (10.67%) Regression Testing
12 24 (10.67%) Test Strategy
13 21 (9.33%) Continuous Integration
13 21 (9.33%) Defect Management
14 18 (8.00%) Security Testing
15 17 (7.56%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 90 (40.00%) Java
2 62 (27.56%) SQL
3 18 (8.00%) JavaScript
4 15 (6.67%) Python
5 10 (4.44%) Clojure
5 10 (4.44%) Scala
6 8 (3.56%) C#
6 8 (3.56%) PHP
7 7 (3.11%) C++
8 6 (2.67%) C
9 5 (2.22%) Groovy
9 5 (2.22%) VB
10 4 (1.78%) Perl
11 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.33%) Ruby
12 2 (0.89%) COBOL
12 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.89%) VBScript
13 1 (0.44%) Haskell
13 1 (0.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (16.00%) ISEB
2 30 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 15 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 10 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (4.00%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.67%) CISSP
6 6 (2.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.22%) CREST Certified
8 4 (1.78%) CEH
8 4 (1.78%) CEPT
8 4 (1.78%) Degree
8 4 (1.78%) PMP
9 3 (1.33%) CPTE
9 3 (1.33%) GPEN
10 2 (0.89%) CISA
10 2 (0.89%) CISM
10 2 (0.89%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.44%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (22.67%) QA
2 6 (2.67%) SDET
3 2 (0.89%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.89%) SEPA
4 1 (0.44%) HL7
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (5.33%) Docker
2 4 (1.78%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.89%) HDFS
4 2 (0.89%) NFS
4 2 (0.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Gluster
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.44%) Postfix
5 1 (0.44%) Squid
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 35 (15.56%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (2.67%) Ansible
2 6 (2.67%) Puppet
3 4 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.89%) Control-M
5 2 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.89%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Kibana
6 1 (0.44%) logstash
6 1 (0.44%) OpenView
6 1 (0.44%) Rancher
6 1 (0.44%) SCCM
6 1 (0.44%) Terraform
6 1 (0.44%) yum
6 1 (0.44%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (12.89%) HP
2 24 (10.67%) VMware
3 23 (10.22%) Oracle
4 18 (8.00%) IBM
4 18 (8.00%) SOASTA, Inc
5 13 (5.78%) Atlassian
5 13 (5.78%) Microsoft
6 8 (3.56%) Google
7 6 (2.67%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.78%) Adobe
9 3 (1.33%) Citrix
9 3 (1.33%) Cognos
9 3 (1.33%) EMC
9 3 (1.33%) Guidewire
9 3 (1.33%) Huawei
9 3 (1.33%) hybris
9 3 (1.33%) NetApp
9 3 (1.33%) Rally
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
9 3 (1.33%) Veritas
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