Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 November 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 of England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 163 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 +34 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 34 35 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.88% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 16
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -23.73%
10th Percentile £287 £259 £268
90th Percentile £528 £625 £426
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
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 of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4269 3972 4677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.73% 81.44% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2303 2727
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 323 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

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

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in the East of England

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Essex - 14 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 11 £334 - 4
Suffolk +4 4 £400 +19.40%
Hertfordshire -25 3 £313 -21.88%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 of England region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 24 (70.59%) JIRA
2 19 (55.88%) Test Automation
3 18 (52.94%) Functional Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) Selenium
5 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Linux
6 9 (26.47%) Python
6 9 (26.47%) Java
6 9 (26.47%) JUnit
6 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
6 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
6 9 (26.47%) RESTful
6 9 (26.47%) Test Management
6 9 (26.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (23.53%) Windows
7 8 (23.53%) Finance
8 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
8 7 (20.59%) Perl
8 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 7 (20.59%) STB
8 7 (20.59%) QA
8 7 (20.59%) Ruby
8 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
8 7 (20.59%) Confluence
8 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
8 7 (20.59%) Defect Tracking

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (20.59%) Confluence
2 5 (14.71%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) GitHub
2 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Broadband
1 6 (17.65%) NAS
1 6 (17.65%) Wireless
2 4 (11.76%) 802.11
2 4 (11.76%) ADSL
2 4 (11.76%) Bluetooth
2 4 (11.76%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) IPv4
2 4 (11.76%) IPv6
2 4 (11.76%) UPnP
2 4 (11.76%) VDSL
2 4 (11.76%) WAN
2 4 (11.76%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) DB2
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (70.59%) JIRA
2 12 (35.29%) Selenium
3 9 (26.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
3 9 (26.47%) JUnit
4 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
5 6 (17.65%) Bugzilla
5 6 (17.65%) Cucumber
5 6 (17.65%) Redmine
5 6 (17.65%) Robot Framework
5 6 (17.65%) Trac
5 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
6 5 (14.71%) JBehave
6 5 (14.71%) Jenkins
6 5 (14.71%) Maven
7 4 (11.76%) JMeter
7 4 (11.76%) NUnit
7 4 (11.76%) Subversion
7 4 (11.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (8.82%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Retail
3 4 (11.76%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Tester
2 8 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Test Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Agile Tester
6 3 (8.82%) C Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C/C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Embedded Developer
6 3 (8.82%) SQL Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
6 3 (8.82%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) RESTful
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
2 5 (14.71%) Spring
3 4 (11.76%) 802.1X
3 4 (11.76%) JSON
3 4 (11.76%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
5 1 (2.94%) COM
5 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.94%) LAMP
5 1 (2.94%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Management Information System
1 7 (20.59%) STB
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) Device Driver
2 4 (11.76%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.88%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Test Automation
2 18 (52.94%) Functional Testing
3 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) Software Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Test Management
6 8 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 7 (20.59%) Defect Management
7 7 (20.59%) Defect Tracking
7 7 (20.59%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) ATDD
8 6 (17.65%) BDD
8 6 (17.65%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (14.71%) Kanban
9 5 (14.71%) Manual Testing
9 5 (14.71%) Open Source
9 5 (14.71%) Release Management
9 5 (14.71%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Java
1 9 (26.47%) Python
2 7 (20.59%) Perl
2 7 (20.59%) Ruby
3 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (11.76%) Bash Shell
4 4 (11.76%) C
4 4 (11.76%) C++
4 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.82%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) Groovy
7 1 (2.94%) Scala
7 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.94%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Atlassian
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Sonatype