The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 23 June 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)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 43 52
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 0.83% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 1.00% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £425 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +54.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +11.42% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £103.25

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 Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 301 359
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 78.74% 82.92% 79.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 186 265
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £383
% change year-on-year +3.75% +4.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 19 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.35 £19.95 £27.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Cambridge

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Web Tester
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Applications Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens