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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
England / East of England
Rank 121 116 119
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.33% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.50% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Median daily rate £400 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £475 £459
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £325 £395
% change year-on-year +8.46% -17.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.50 £44.22
% change year-on-year - -1.61%  

Non-Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1761 1982 2058
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.68% 80.67% 78.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1175 1193
Median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 133 162
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk -1 4 £469 -14.77%
Hertfordshire +1 3 £313 -34.21%
Non-Functional Testing
England

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (50.00%) Selenium
4 9 (50.00%) Finance
5 8 (44.44%) Java
5 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
5 8 (44.44%) ATDD
5 8 (44.44%) Cucumber
5 8 (44.44%) BDD
6 7 (38.89%) JIRA
6 7 (38.89%) QA
6 7 (38.89%) Kanban
6 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
7 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
7 6 (33.33%) Spring
7 6 (33.33%) Maven
7 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 6 (33.33%) JUnit
7 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
7 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
7 6 (33.33%) Open Source
7 6 (33.33%) RESTful
7 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 6 (33.33%) JBehave
8 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related 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 6 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (22.22%) Confluence
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) Cucumber
2 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 7 (38.89%) JIRA
4 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (33.33%) JBehave
4 6 (33.33%) JUnit
4 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 6 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (16.67%) Mockito
5 3 (16.67%) Moq
5 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
6 1 (5.56%) JMeter
6 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
6 1 (5.56%) Robot Framework
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Financial Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Agile Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Java Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Data Migration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
6 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 6 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 6 (33.33%) RESTful
2 6 (33.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Reference Data
1 2 (11.11%) Reinsurance
2 1 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
3 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Test Automation
4 8 (44.44%) ATDD
4 8 (44.44%) BDD
5 7 (38.89%) Kanban
5 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Automation Testing
6 6 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) High Availability
7 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
7 5 (27.78%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
8 4 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (38.89%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (11.11%) SDET
3 1 (5.56%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Atlassian
2 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix
3 1 (5.56%) HP