Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 124 132
Rank change year-on-year -17 +8 +8
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 8 24 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.28% 0.80% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.96% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 1
East Midlands median daily rate £463 £403 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.91% +15.00% +17.65%
England median daily rate £450 £406 £400
% change year-on-year +10.77% +1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - £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 2,387 2,508 2,582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.11% 83.57% 82.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,453 1,563 1,595
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £261 £250 £238
90th Percentile £538 £540 £575
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 74 63
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £16.03 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.20% +0.16% -5.88%
10th Percentile £10.54 £10.38 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £52.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% - +18.64%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -12 2 £463 +15.63%
Leicestershire +9 1 £430 - 1
Nottinghamshire -20 1 £413 -6.99% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £500 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) TestRail
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) WildFly
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium

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 1 (12.50%) JBoss
1 1 (12.50%) WildFly
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (12.50%) TestPartner
3 1 (12.50%) TestRail
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Test Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Java Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Test Management
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) Coaching
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle