Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 128 139
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 14 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.62% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 2
East Midlands median daily rate £450 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +13.64% +13.79%
10th Percentile £350 £300 £313
90th Percentile £500 £525 £351
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
East Midlands median hourly rate - £37.50 -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +73.33% - -

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 2,501 2,564 2,484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 83.53% 81.58% 78.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,578 1,632 1,559
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.81%
10th Percentile £238 £213 £238
90th Percentile £560 £550 £532
England median daily rate £455 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 77 75
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.75 £15.75 £16.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.35% -1.90% -1.20%
10th Percentile £10.03 £10.50 £10.55
90th Percentile £50.70 £38.75 £40.00
England median hourly rate £24.30 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.38% +16.05%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £450 +38.46% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £350 -
Northamptonshire +3 1 £463 +15.63%
Leicestershire -2 1 £500 - 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 4 (28.57%) JMeter
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
4 3 (21.43%) Java
4 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 2 (14.29%) RSpec
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) GitHub
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) Protractor
5 2 (14.29%) SDET
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) CMS
6 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.14%) 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 2 (14.29%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Protractor
3 2 (14.29%) RSpec
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
4 1 (7.14%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Fat Client
1 3 (21.43%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) Kanban
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) SDET
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
5 2 (14.29%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Critical Success Factor
6 1 (7.14%) DevOps
6 1 (7.14%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Release Management
6 1 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
6 1 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ISEB
1 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Talend