Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 2018 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
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 97 101
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -8
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 8 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.47% 0.38% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.45% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 3
Bristol median daily rate £300 £200 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -36.51% -21.25%
10th Percentile £277 £170 £267
90th Percentile £402 £276 £510
South West median daily rate £375 £206 £345
% change year-on-year +82.26% -40.36% -13.21%
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 1,406 1,323 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 81.89% 83.21% 84.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 892 1,054
Bristol median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% -3.95%
10th Percentile £270 £250 £246
90th Percentile £525 £551 £500
South West median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 56
Bristol median hourly rate £19.25 £36.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.90% -3.33% +3.02%
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.23 £13.49
90th Percentile £47.63 £50.25 £52.38
South West median hourly rate £30.25 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.44% -2.50% +23.08%

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 24 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) JMeter
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) API Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Microservices
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) TestNG

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Confluence
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) BrowserStack
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Extranet
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) NAS
1 1 (12.50%) PuTTY
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
1 1 (12.50%) Skype
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (25.00%) TestNG
3 1 (12.50%) Ant
3 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
3 1 (12.50%) CruiseControl
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
3 1 (12.50%) JUnit
3 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) SpecFlow
3 1 (12.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Environment Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Java Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Release Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (25.00%) API Testing
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Microservices
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (12.50%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) F#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) ISA Server
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (12.50%) HP ALM
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Software AG
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) webMethods