The first table below looks at the demand for the Non-Functional Tester role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non Functional Tester
Rank 564 542 577
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +35
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 23 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.004% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.005% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 7
Average daily rate £325 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 - £270
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £51.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £51.50 -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

Non-Functional Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Tester in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Non-Functional Tester Daily Rate Histogram 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 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -68 21 £325 - 3
London - 12 £438 - 1
City of London - - - -

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title.

1 22 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 21 (61.76%) LoadRunner
3 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
6 9 (26.47%) Finance
6 9 (26.47%) Banking
6 9 (26.47%) HP
7 8 (23.53%) Oracle
7 8 (23.53%) UNIX
8 7 (20.59%) JMeter
9 6 (17.65%) Java
9 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (14.71%) Apache
10 5 (14.71%) Solaris
10 5 (14.71%) SOA
10 5 (14.71%) TDD
10 5 (14.71%) Stress Testing
11 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (11.76%) HTTP
11 4 (11.76%) Windows
12 3 (8.82%) Web Services
12 3 (8.82%) ISEB
12 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
12 3 (8.82%) CRM
12 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (8.82%) Selenium

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Non-Functional Tester in their job title 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 with Non-Functional Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Apache
2 2 (5.88%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 2 (5.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) LoadRunner
2 7 (20.59%) JMeter
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) LoadUI
5 1 (2.94%) JUnit
5 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Fiddler
5 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
1 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) Ajax
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
2 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Solaris
4 4 (11.76%) Windows
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Performance Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (32.35%) Load Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.71%) SOA
4 5 (14.71%) TDD
4 5 (14.71%) Stress Testing
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (8.82%) CRM
6 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (8.82%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
7 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.88%) Data Management
8 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
8 1 (2.94%) Quantitative Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (17.65%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) Groovy
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISEB
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (8.82%) Puppet
2 3 (8.82%) Cobbler
2 3 (8.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) HP
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.88%) VMware
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe
4 2 (5.88%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) SOASTA, Inc
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Enterprise Partners
Posted: 25 days ago