Period
to 12 December 2017

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 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 138 138 136
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 12 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.38% 0.34% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.41% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 4
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £350 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +0.72% +19.83%
10th Percentile £348 £300 £314
90th Percentile £480 £528 £402
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate - £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 2642 2668 2464
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 82.80% 81.89% 78.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1691 1564
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 73 87
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £9.31 £8.76 £10.36
90th Percentile £48.20 £42.00 £38.00
England median hourly rate £25.00 £24.36 £22.00
% change year-on-year +2.65% +10.70% +15.79%

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 12 December 2017.

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 12 December 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +10 7 £438 +34.62% 2
Northamptonshire +11 2 - -
Derbyshire -2 2 £350 +16.67%
Leicestershire -6 1 £500 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) CMS
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) ISEB
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) SAP
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) RSpec
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) GitHub
4 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (16.67%) JMeter
1 2 (16.67%) Protractor
1 2 (16.67%) RSpec
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) LoadUI
2 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (8.33%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (8.33%) TestComplete
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer in Test
3 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Performance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 2 (16.67%) ERP
3 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Microservices
3 2 (16.67%) SDET
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) DSDM
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Release Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Talend