Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 14 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 136 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 15 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.44% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.52% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 9
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +17.86% +0.72%
10th Percentile £355 £349 £300
90th Percentile £500 £478 £528
England median daily rate £450 £425 £409
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.98% +2.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £62.50 - £40.00

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 East Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,185 2,689 2,691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.58% 84.14% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,426 1,704 1,704
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.39% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £275 £238 £227
90th Percentile £550 £550 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 101 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.76 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +10.71% -12.12%
10th Percentile £9.52 £10.00 £8.76
90th Percentile £32.63 £47.50 £41.50
England median hourly rate £22.22 £25.00 £22.92
% change year-on-year -11.14% +9.06% +4.19%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in the East Midlands

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 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
Northamptonshire -3 7 - -
Derbyshire +13 5 £383 +9.29%
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 14 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) Test Management
2 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (33.33%) Netcool
2 5 (33.33%) Remedy
2 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 4 (26.67%) Degree
3 4 (26.67%) Bugzilla
3 4 (26.67%) HNC
3 4 (26.67%) HND
3 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (20.00%) Android
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Micro Focus
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
1 5 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) tcpdump
2 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Bugzilla
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JMeter
3 2 (13.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (6.67%) Rational Quality Manager
General
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Test Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Test Management
2 4 (26.67%) Computer Science
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Management
2 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
4 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) HNC
2 4 (26.67%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) Netcool
2 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Remedy
1 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 3 (20.00%) Micro Focus
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) AppDynamics
3 2 (13.33%) Dynatrace
3 2 (13.33%) New Relic
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP