Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 12 December 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 229 225 217
Rank change year-on-year -4 -8 +15
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 22 19 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.31% 0.29% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 15 35
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £308 £263
90th Percentile £615 £651 £620
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6374 5748 7119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 88.43% 87.61% 84.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5083 4569 5674
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £288
90th Percentile £688 £673 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 53 65
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £13.15 £13.75 £12.12
90th Percentile £31.05 £55.00 £43.90
Central London median hourly rate £20.25 £19.00 £20.25
% change year-on-year +6.58% -6.17% +13.35%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Non-Functional Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in the City of London

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in the City of London

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 11 (50.00%) Java
4 10 (45.45%) BDD
5 9 (40.91%) Gherkin
5 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
6 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 8 (36.36%) Appium
6 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
7 7 (31.82%) HTML
7 7 (31.82%) Finance
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
7 7 (31.82%) JIRA
8 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
8 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
8 6 (27.27%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) Confluence
8 6 (27.27%) HTML5
8 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (22.73%) API Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Big Data
9 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
9 5 (22.73%) Selenium
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) TDD

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 6 (27.27%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Appium
1 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 8 (36.36%) LoadRunner
2 7 (31.82%) JIRA
3 5 (22.73%) Selenium
4 4 (18.18%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) JMeter
7 1 (4.55%) Gatling
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
General
1 12 (54.55%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 6 (27.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Tester
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Developer in Test
3 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Salesforce Tester
4 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Java Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Gherkin
2 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) HTML5
4 3 (13.64%) RESTful
5 2 (9.09%) WebSockets
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (18.18%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
1 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (68.18%) Test Automation
2 10 (45.45%) BDD
3 9 (40.91%) Functional Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Load Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (22.73%) API Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
6 5 (22.73%) TDD
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Asset Management
7 4 (18.18%) Business Transformation
7 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Test Management
7 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 4 (18.18%) Validation
7 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
3 2 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.55%) Concur
4 1 (4.55%) SAP