The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non Functional Tester
Rank 596 574 574
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 7 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.022% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.024% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 2
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£350 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £323 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.03% -7.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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
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 7 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 2 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -20 7 £350 +8.52% 2
London +6 4 £400 - 2
Hampshire -1 1 £300 -
Yorkshire -20 1 - -
South East -24 1 £300 +33.33%
West Midlands - 1 £313 -
City of London - 1 - - 1

Non-Functional Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
4 4 (36.36%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 2 (18.18%) Apache
6 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
6 2 (18.18%) MS Access
6 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
6 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
6 2 (18.18%) VB
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) HPUX
6 2 (18.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center

Non-Functional Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Integration
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) FTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) LoadRunner
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) N-Tier
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) SUSE
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Non-Functional Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Performance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Release Management
5 2 (18.18%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Kanban
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (9.09%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO
4 1 (9.09%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Sun
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