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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 346 395 397
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 69 38 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 23 20
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£450 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £314 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £564 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.75
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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 10 £480 +12.87% 2
Hounslow - 1 £490 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (43.62%) Performance Testing
2 33 (35.11%) LoadRunner
3 30 (31.91%) Finance
4 28 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 26 (27.66%) SQL
6 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (23.40%) Test Strategy
8 21 (22.34%) Banking
9 20 (21.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 19 (20.21%) JMeter
10 19 (20.21%) HP
11 18 (19.15%) Java
12 17 (18.09%) QA
13 16 (17.02%) UNIX
14 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
15 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (13.83%) Test Management
16 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
16 13 (13.83%) SOASTA, Inc
16 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
17 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
17 12 (12.77%) SDLC
17 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
17 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
17 12 (12.77%) Maven
17 12 (12.77%) ISEB
18 11 (11.70%) Windows
18 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (10.64%) High Availability
19 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (3.19%) Apache
1 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.19%) Jetty
1 3 (3.19%) Node.js
2 2 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) GitHub
2 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.51%) Wireshark
2 5 (5.32%) HTTP
3 3 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.19%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 6 (6.38%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) LoadRunner
2 19 (20.21%) JMeter
3 13 (13.83%) Jenkins
4 12 (12.77%) Maven
4 12 (12.77%) SoapUI
5 10 (10.64%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.64%) IntelliJ
6 6 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.38%) JIRA
7 4 (4.26%) Selenium
7 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
7 4 (4.26%) Subversion
8 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.19%) JUnit
8 3 (3.19%) Gradle
9 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.13%) XMLSpy
9 2 (2.13%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.06%) Hudson
10 1 (1.06%) JBehave
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 21 (22.34%) Banking
3 7 (7.45%) Retail
4 5 (5.32%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.32%) Retail Banking
5 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.19%) Billing
6 3 (3.19%) Publishing
7 1 (1.06%) Games
7 1 (1.06%) Legal
7 1 (1.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (29.79%) Test Manager
2 24 (25.53%) Analyst
3 21 (22.34%) Test Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Tester
5 14 (14.89%) Performance Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Performance Test Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Non-Functional Tester
6 11 (11.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
7 7 (7.45%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.38%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Performance Tester
10 4 (4.26%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.26%) Agile Test Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Programme Test Manager
11 3 (3.19%) OAT Test Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) XML
2 8 (8.51%) Web Services
3 6 (6.38%) Middleware
3 6 (6.38%) .NET
3 6 (6.38%) SOAP
4 4 (4.26%) REST
5 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.19%) Guice
5 3 (3.19%) Spring
6 2 (2.13%) HTML
6 2 (2.13%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (1.06%) J2EE
7 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.06%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) Fixed Income
2 4 (4.26%) Equities
2 4 (4.26%) Derivative
2 4 (4.26%) Digital Media
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.13%) iSeries
3 2 (2.13%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.13%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.13%) New Media
3 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.06%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.06%) Economics
4 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.06%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) AS400
4 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) UNIX
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Solaris
3 1 (1.06%) Linux
3 1 (1.06%) Android
3 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Performance Testing
2 28 (29.79%) Disaster Recovery
3 25 (26.60%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (23.40%) Test Strategy
5 20 (21.28%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 15 (15.96%) Software Testing
7 14 (14.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (13.83%) Test Management
9 12 (12.77%) Test Scripting
9 12 (12.77%) SDLC
10 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
11 10 (10.64%) High Availability
11 10 (10.64%) Low Latency
11 10 (10.64%) Performance Tuning
11 10 (10.64%) Scrum
12 9 (9.57%) Load Balancing
12 9 (9.57%) Open Source
12 9 (9.57%) Load Testing
13 8 (8.51%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 18 (19.15%) Java
3 4 (4.26%) Python
3 4 (4.26%) Ruby
4 3 (3.19%) Groovy
4 3 (3.19%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.06%) C++
6 1 (1.06%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (13.83%) Security Cleared
2 12 (12.77%) ISEB
3 9 (9.57%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.38%) PMP
4 6 (6.38%) PMI Certification
5 5 (5.32%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.19%) Degree
7 2 (2.13%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (8.51%) Nessus
3 3 (3.19%) Graphite
Vendors
1 19 (20.21%) HP
2 13 (13.83%) SOASTA, Inc
3 10 (10.64%) VMware
4 4 (4.26%) Oracle
4 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.19%) Splunk
6 2 (2.13%) SAP
7 1 (1.06%) IBM
7 1 (1.06%) Murex
7 1 (1.06%) Calypso
7 1 (1.06%) Teradata
7 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.06%) MuleSoft
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