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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 569 546 531
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -15
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 39 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.045% 0.024%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.095% 0.060% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.09% +22.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £332 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £395 £418
% change year-on-year
-15.18% -5.38%
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
41214 38103 35480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.51% 73.72% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26955 23499 20863
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1172 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 26 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 18 December 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
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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 -17 34 £413 -21.42% 5
London +36 23 £425 -22.72% 1
City of London +11 5 £350 -36.36%
Scotland - 5 £330 -
Glasgow - 3 £330 -
Leeds -9 2 £370 - 2
West Yorkshire -13 2 £370 -10.30% 2
Yorkshire -18 2 £370 -12.94% 3
South East -42 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
Dunstable - 1 - -
Bracknell - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Luton - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Rickmansworth - - - -
Stirling - - - -
York - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (30.19%) Finance
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) SQL
3 13 (24.53%) Test Management
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Banking
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
4 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (22.64%) ISEB
5 11 (20.75%) LoadRunner
6 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
6 10 (18.87%) Performance Testing
7 9 (16.98%) JMeter
8 8 (15.09%) Web Services
8 8 (15.09%) Java
8 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
8 8 (15.09%) System Testing
8 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Test Planning
9 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
9 6 (11.32%) HP
9 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
9 6 (11.32%) Scrum
10 5 (9.43%) Oracle
10 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (1.89%) Confluence
1 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) FTP
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
1 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.89%) DB2
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) LoadRunner
2 9 (16.98%) JMeter
3 5 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.55%) Selenium
4 4 (7.55%) JIRA
4 4 (7.55%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.66%) SoapUI
6 2 (3.77%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.77%) WebLOAD
6 2 (3.77%) Maven
6 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.77%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.77%) IntelliJ
6 2 (3.77%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.77%) NUnit
7 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.89%) TestNG
7 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 12 (22.64%) Banking
3 3 (5.66%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Test Manager
2 12 (22.64%) Tester
3 9 (16.98%) Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Test Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) Test Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Performance Tester
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Performance Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Test Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Trainer
9 1 (1.89%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) Web Services
2 4 (7.55%) SOAP
3 3 (5.66%) HTML
3 3 (5.66%) WCF
3 3 (5.66%) Gherkin
3 3 (5.66%) REST
4 2 (3.77%) HTML5
4 2 (3.77%) .NET
5 1 (1.89%) XML
5 1 (1.89%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) SWIFT
1 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (3.77%) Open Source
2 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.89%) iSeries
2 1 (1.89%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) UNIX
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Test Strategy
3 13 (24.53%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) Test Management
4 12 (22.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Software Testing
4 12 (22.64%) Test Automation
5 10 (18.87%) Performance Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Test Scripting
6 8 (15.09%) System Testing
6 8 (15.09%) Functional Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Test Planning
7 6 (11.32%) Security Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.32%) Scrum
8 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Integration Testing
8 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C#
4 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) ISEB
2 10 (18.87%) ISTQB
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (3.77%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
2 2 (3.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (22.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.89%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 6 (11.32%) HP
2 5 (9.43%) Oracle
3 4 (7.55%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.66%) VMware
5 2 (3.77%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
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