The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 27 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)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 55 74
Rank change year-on-year +2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.63% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £425 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +22.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £103.25
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 470 476 625
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 80.07% 80.13% 79.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 272 371
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 £225 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 31 53
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.33% +59.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Cambridgeshire

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +4 2 - - 1
Non-Functional Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) MSTest
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Web Tester
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Applications Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Web Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens