Period
to 12 December 2018

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 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 239 234 227
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -9
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 16 22 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.22% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 15
City of London median daily rate £480 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £367 £256 £308
90th Percentile £695 £615 £651
Central London median daily rate £480 £425 £475
% change year-on-year +12.94% -10.53% +5.56%
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 6,223 6,457 5,812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 87.24% 89.58% 88.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,915 5,144 4,607
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.45% +5.32% -
10th Percentile £325 £325 £319
90th Percentile £675 £688 £670
Central London median daily rate £505 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 60 53
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% -6.50% -
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.15 £13.75
90th Percentile £34.00 £31.05 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.17% +6.58% -5.00%

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 2018.

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

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 12 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £425 -
Non-Functional Testing
Central London

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

1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) JIRA
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (18.75%) HP ALM
6 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
6 3 (18.75%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
6 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (18.75%) MS Visio

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 2 (12.50%) Apache Solr
2 1 (6.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Markit EDM
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (6.25%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
1 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
2 2 (12.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.25%) Apache Kudu
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 1 (6.25%) Impala
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 5 (31.25%) JIRA
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 3 (18.75%) JMeter
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (12.50%) Gatling
4 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (12.50%) NeoLoad
4 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (12.50%) Spock
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Business Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Finance Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Finance Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Test Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) REST
2 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
2 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) JSON
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Fintech
1 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
4 5 (31.25%) System Testing
4 5 (31.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Groovy
3 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Kotlin
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
3 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP ALM
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (12.50%) Kubernetes
2 2 (12.50%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) AppDynamics
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (6.25%) Murex
3 1 (6.25%) Tableau