Period
to 19 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 108 100
Rank change year-on-year -12 -8 -21
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 19 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.64% 0.82% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.97% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 22
Edinburgh median daily rate £419 £369 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.56% -14.94% +8.38%
10th Percentile £350 £293 £271
90th Percentile £461 £461 £500
Scotland median daily rate £413 £415 £350
% change year-on-year -0.60% +18.57% -
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 2,620 2,262 2,077
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.22% 84.66% 85.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,414 1,327 1,187
Edinburgh median daily rate £414 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% +1.01% +5.60%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £270
90th Percentile £575 £560 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 19
Edinburgh median hourly rate £25.00 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.63% +0.28% -4.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.17 £10.96
90th Percentile £44.27 £43.39 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

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 September 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 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 8 (42.11%) Finance
4 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
4 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) JMeter
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
6 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.79%) Node.js
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
7 3 (15.79%) IBM
7 3 (15.79%) Rancher
8 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
8 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (10.53%) DevOps
8 2 (10.53%) Salt
8 2 (10.53%) Test Management
8 2 (10.53%) HP ALM
8 2 (10.53%) CF BOSH
8 2 (10.53%) HP

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 (5.26%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) IBM Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
2 5 (26.32%) JMeter
3 4 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 3 (15.79%) JIRA
5 2 (10.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (10.53%) Bitbucket
5 2 (10.53%) CF BOSH
5 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (10.53%) Subversion
5 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium
6 1 (5.26%) SilkPerformer
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) Performance Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Azure DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Performance Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Node.js
1 3 (15.79%) REST
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blog
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Waterfall
8 1 (5.26%) Scenario Testing
8 1 (5.26%) SDLC
8 1 (5.26%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Docker
1 1 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Rancher
2 2 (10.53%) Ansible
2 2 (10.53%) HP ALM
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter