The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 556 527 529
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 20 39 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.078% 0.018%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.050% 0.10% 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
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£400 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £298 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £456 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39834 37606 32717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.91% 74.82% 72.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25112 22628 19457
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1043 1134 1178
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.31 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Non-Functional Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 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 Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -36 19 £400 - 4
London -23 9 £375 -9.63% 1
City of London +15 5 £363 -15.74%
North West - 3 £400 - 1
Glasgow +3 1 - -
East of England -2 1 £450 +63.63%
Scotland -4 1 - -
Bedfordshire -7 1 £450 -
South West -20 1 £380 +8.57%
South East -33 1 £500 -
Surrey - 1 £500 -
Bournemouth - 1 £380 -
Luton - 1 £450 -
Dorset - 1 £380 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
York - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Liverpool - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
2 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.86%) ISEB
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
4 14 (24.14%) Test Management
5 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
5 13 (22.41%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
6 12 (20.69%) Web Services
6 12 (20.69%) Banking
7 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.97%) Performance Testing
7 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
7 11 (18.97%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
9 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
10 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 8 (13.79%) System Testing
10 8 (13.79%) JMeter
11 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
11 7 (12.07%) Oracle
11 7 (12.07%) CRM
12 6 (10.34%) Java
12 6 (10.34%) SOAP
12 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (10.34%) HP

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.72%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) FTP
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) LoadRunner
2 8 (13.79%) JMeter
3 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.62%) SoapUI
4 3 (5.17%) Selenium
5 2 (3.45%) WebLOAD
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) IntelliJ
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.45%) NUnit
6 1 (1.72%) Maven
6 1 (1.72%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.72%) JProfiler
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) VisualVM
6 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 12 (20.69%) Banking
3 4 (6.90%) Legal
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Billing
5 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Test Manager
2 14 (24.14%) Tester
3 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Test Leader
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Performance Tester
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Integration Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Systems Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Tester
7 2 (3.45%) Test Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Senior Performance Tester
8 1 (1.72%) Oracle Consultant
8 1 (1.72%) Test Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (1.72%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.69%) Web Services
2 6 (10.34%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) REST
3 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 3 (5.17%) WCF
4 2 (3.45%) HTML5
4 2 (3.45%) XML
4 2 (3.45%) Middleware
5 1 (1.72%) JSF
5 1 (1.72%) JSON
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (3.45%) SWIFT
3 2 (3.45%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.72%) Open Source
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.76%) Test Strategy
2 16 (27.59%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (25.86%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.14%) Test Management
5 13 (22.41%) Software Testing
5 13 (22.41%) Project Management
6 11 (18.97%) Test Scripting
6 11 (18.97%) Performance Testing
6 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
6 11 (18.97%) Functional Testing
7 10 (17.24%) Test Planning
8 9 (15.52%) Integration Testing
9 8 (13.79%) System Testing
9 8 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Regression Testing
10 7 (12.07%) CRM
11 6 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (10.34%) Security Testing
12 5 (8.62%) Scrum
12 5 (8.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) SQL
2 6 (10.34%) Java
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.72%) VB
5 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.72%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) ISEB
2 13 (22.41%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.34%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.72%) VCP4
7 1 (1.72%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (27.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 6 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (1.72%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (1.72%) SAP
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