Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Non-Functional Tester was £408 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 853 820
Rank change year-on-year +19 -33 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Non-Functional Tester 8 11 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.011% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.012% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 31
England median daily rate £408 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.16% -3.13% +24.03%
10th Percentile £375 £336 £275
90th Percentile £462 £409 £468
UK median daily rate £408 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 88370 92296 99465
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.77% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58881 60820 64344
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2615 2980 3832
England median hourly rate £18.63 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.68% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.77 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Non-Functional Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Non-Functional Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
North of England +57 3 £400 -
South East +9 3 £415 +10.67%
London -30 2 £463 -
North West - 2 £400 -
Yorkshire +21 1 £420 +4.35%
Non-Functional Tester
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 8 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) JMeter
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
4 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
4 3 (37.50%) RESTful
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (12.50%) Scrum
6 1 (12.50%) Law
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
6 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 1 (12.50%) .NET
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JMeter
2 3 (37.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (12.50%) WebLOAD
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) AIX
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Solaris
1 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 3 (37.50%) Functional Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Stress Testing
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Sun