The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Non-Functional Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non Functional Tester
UK
Rank 586 610 589
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.017% 0.006%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 3
Median daily rate £350 £363 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £265 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £428 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £306 £304
% change year-on-year
+22.44% +0.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42377 48205 48154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.76% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 27593 30644 30320
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1495 1752 1913
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.12 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Non-Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Non-Functional Tester in the job title.

Non-Functional Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK.

Non-Functional Tester Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK.

Non-Functional Tester Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Tester
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +39 5 £350 -3.44%
South East +22 2 £408 +55.23%
Berkshire +15 2 £408 +63.00%
London +15 1 £300 -28.57%
Yorkshire +11 1 - -
Leeds +9 1 - -
West Yorkshire +9 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £325 -
West Midlands - 1 £325 -

Non-Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, Non-Functional Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Non-Functional Tester in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 11 (73.33%) JMeter
3 8 (53.33%) RESTful
4 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) MySQL
5 5 (33.33%) JUnit
5 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (33.33%) Apache Solr
5 5 (33.33%) Drools
5 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 5 (33.33%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) Maven
5 5 (33.33%) JIRA
5 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Volume Testing
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) hybris
7 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing

Non-Functional Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 5 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (73.33%) JMeter
2 6 (40.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (33.33%) JIRA
3 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 5 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
6 1 (6.67%) WatiN
6 1 (6.67%) WATIR
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) Drools
2 5 (33.33%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Volume Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) Resilience Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) C
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) hybris
2 2 (13.33%) HP