Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 -5
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.38% - 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Bristol median daily rate £298 - £275
10th Percentile £279 - £263
90th Percentile £388 - £288
South West median daily rate £377 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +14.24% -12.00% +13.64%
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 1,538 1,428 1,527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 83.68% 82.64% 83.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 964 1,109
Bristol median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £273 £250 £260
90th Percentile £526 £530 £538
South West median daily rate £413 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +3.77% +6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 37 58
Bristol median hourly rate £39.75 £34.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.91% -9.33% +5.63%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £54.60 £48.11 £52.19
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +11.43%

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 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) QA
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Sybase
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Unix

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 (14.29%) Confluence
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) BrowserStack
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
1 1 (14.29%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Extranet
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NAS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
2 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Gatling
2 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Environment And Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Environment Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (14.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) DevOps
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Microservices
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Traceability Matrix
5 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) AirWatch
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Dell
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sybase
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas