The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 - 137
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 6 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.33% - 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £301 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £388
% change year-on-year +7.69% -16.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year - -1.61%  

Non-Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1470 1992 2207
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.37% 80.26% 75.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 1033 1162
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £281 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 48 57
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -5.92% +26.66%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Berkshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newbury - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 2
Wokingham - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) JMeter
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) .NET
3 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
4 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (30.00%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) Solaris
6 1 (10.00%) Linux

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 4 (40.00%) JMeter
2 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Engagement Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Siebel Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Quality Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (30.00%) RESTful
2 3 (30.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (30.00%) Unity DI Container
2 3 (30.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Solaris
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (30.00%) BDD
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (30.00%) Stress Testing
3 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (10.00%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) HP
2 1 (10.00%) Siebel
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