Period
to 19 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 19 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)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 92 104
Rank change year-on-year -19 +12 -18
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 18 16 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.62% 0.79% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.93% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 32
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £394 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +3.28% -1.61%
10th Percentile £380 £341 £257
90th Percentile £463 £466 £499
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,524 1,717 2,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.25% 84.79% 85.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,502 1,069 1,324
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £294 £260 £275
90th Percentile £570 £550 £563
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 20 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £16.93 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +106.73% +7.05% -42.49%
10th Percentile £12.74 £12.37 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.28 £43.77 £42.50
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -31.37% -29.17% +20.00%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in Edinburgh

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
4 7 (38.89%) JMeter
5 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 5 (27.78%) Banking
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Ansible
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) DevOps
7 3 (16.67%) Salt
7 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (16.67%) CF BOSH
7 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Puppet
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
7 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (16.67%) Subversion

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
2 7 (38.89%) JMeter
3 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
3 3 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (16.67%) Bitbucket
3 3 (16.67%) CF BOSH
3 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (16.67%) JIRA
3 3 (16.67%) Subversion
3 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps
4 2 (11.11%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Defect Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Environment Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Environment Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) REST
1 3 (16.67%) SOAP
1 3 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) Node.js
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Automation
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) DevOps
5 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (16.67%) Smoke Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
7 1 (5.56%) Fund Management
7 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
1 1 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Salt
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.56%) Rancher
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) IBM
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica