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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 590 549 574
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +25
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 11 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.049% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.027% 0.067% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 11
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £234 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £344 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.27% -1.78%
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
41079 38998 41722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.15% 73.31% 70.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25436 23913 24140
Average daily rate £405 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1126 1046 1483
Average hourly rate £23.00 £27.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% -11.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 28 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 20 August 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 -43 5 £450 +20.00% 3
Scotland -13 4 £383 +10.07%
London +7 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Edinburgh -11 2 £425 +22.30%
East of England - 2 - -
Dunstable - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 1
Leeds - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Preston - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Canary Wharf - - - -

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
1 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (20.00%) Finance
4 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 7 (20.00%) Test Management
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Selenium
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
5 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (14.29%) Java
7 4 (11.43%) C#
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Security Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (2.86%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) Mule
1 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) CTI
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
3 3 (8.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (5.71%) QUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) MSTest
4 2 (5.71%) JSUnit
4 2 (5.71%) NUnit
4 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Test Manager
1 9 (25.71%) Test Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Tester
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Trainer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Performance Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Non-Functional Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) .NET
1 3 (8.57%) XML
2 2 (5.71%) Web Services
2 2 (5.71%) SAML
2 2 (5.71%) JSON
2 2 (5.71%) REST
2 2 (5.71%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.86%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) GIS
2 1 (2.86%) Clustering
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
1 11 (31.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (25.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
3 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
4 7 (20.00%) Test Management
4 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (17.14%) Test Strategy
6 5 (14.29%) Functional Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Migration
7 4 (11.43%) Project Management
7 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.57%) BDD
8 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
8 3 (8.57%) ITIL
8 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.57%) Validation
8 3 (8.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) Java
3 4 (11.43%) C#
4 2 (5.71%) C
5 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
1 11 (31.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (25.71%) ISEB
2 9 (25.71%) ISTQB
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Oracle
2 5 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
4 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Mercator
4 1 (2.86%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (2.86%) Becrypt
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