Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 107 -
Rank change year-on-year -16 - +99
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Bristol median daily rate £319 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.93% - -
South West median daily rate £379 £343 £375
% change year-on-year +10.66% -8.67% +10.29%
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 1,744 1,572 1,454
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 84.25% 82.82% 84.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,168 1,063 1,050
Bristol median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -
10th Percentile £275 £256 £252
90th Percentile £535 £538 £550
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 69
Bristol median hourly rate £41.50 £28.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.21% -1.75% +50.71%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.40 £12.00
90th Percentile £67.75 £49.50 £45.40
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +18.66% - -6.04%

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Gatling
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
3 1 (33.33%) BrowserStack
3 1 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

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 (33.33%) BrowserStack
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Sauce Labs
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Gatling
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA