The median contractor rate for a Non-Functional Tester was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Tester
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 635 616
Rank change year-on-year +55 -19  
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.023% 0.004% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Median daily rate £400 £416 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +33.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £399 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £433 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £260 £313
% change year-on-year +53.84% -16.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40770 47086 48496
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.72% 95.05% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26583 31109 30993
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1252 1361 1876
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Non-Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Non-Functional Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Tester in England

Non-Functional Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Tester in England

Non-Functional Tester
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Tester in England

Non-Functional Tester
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Tester in England

Non-Functional Tester
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +15 2 £525 +26.12% 1
Yorkshire - 2 £398 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £400 -
North West - 2 £400 -
South East - 2 £390 -
Non-Functional Tester
UK

Non-Functional Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Non-Functional Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Non-Functional Tester in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
5 3 (23.08%) JMeter
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) QA
5 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
6 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
7 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 1 (7.69%) Proprietary Trading
7 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
7 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (7.69%) Electronics

Non-Functional Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 3 (23.08%) JMeter
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Marketing
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Equities
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Solaris
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Data Protection
4 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
5 2 (15.38%) BDD
5 2 (15.38%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (7.69%) High Availability
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
6 1 (7.69%) Proprietary Trading
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 1 (7.69%) Volume Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Murex
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP
2 1 (7.69%) Sun