Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 6 months to 16 January 2019 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 114 106 94
Rank change year-on-year -8 -12 +6
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 12 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.56% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.65% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 6
Bristol median daily rate £325 £313 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +56.25% -53.76%
10th Percentile £250 £290 £170
90th Percentile £430 £396 £276
South West median daily rate £401 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.46% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,824 1,549 1,320
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 85.23% 81.83% 85.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,278 1,020 907
Bristol median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £283 £256 £250
90th Percentile £575 £534 £558
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 38 60
Bristol median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% -30.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £14.50 £11.60 £12.75
90th Percentile £64.75 £48.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -11.43% -8.50%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Non-Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Bristol

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Bristol

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in Bristol over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 3 (25.00%) JMeter
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) JIRA
7 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (25.00%) Taurus
8 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 2 (16.67%) ISEB
8 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
9 1 (8.33%) HTML
9 1 (8.33%) Java
9 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
9 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
9 1 (8.33%) Dell
9 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (8.33%) Finance
9 1 (8.33%) Xcode
9 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Boomi
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JIRA
1 3 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) Android Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Appium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) fastlane
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) IntelliJ
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Tester
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Taurus
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
1 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Defect Management
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 5 (41.67%) PRINCE2
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) BDD
8 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (8.33%) Microservices
8 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Kotlin
2 1 (8.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Dell
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft