Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 21 February 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 447 407 339
Rank change year-on-year -40 -68 +76
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 171 194 269
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.47% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 152 214
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +1.69%
10th Percentile £309 £300 £313
90th Percentile £583 £656 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 £37.50 -
% change year-on-year +73.33% - -

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 40,705 35,466 37,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.70% 85.83% 85.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,713 25,509 26,675
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £644
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 419 456
London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £19.95
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.30% +5.04%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.75 £50.50
England median hourly rate £24.09 £25.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year -3.64% +6.38% +16.77%

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in London

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in London

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Non-Functional Testing in London

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in London

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Central London -34 26 £450 +2.86% 6
West London -18 17 £525 +23.53% 5
South London -39 7 £385 -16.76% 1
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 London region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 105 (61.40%) Test Automation
2 104 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (42.69%) Functional Testing
4 62 (36.26%) Scrum
5 61 (35.67%) Java
6 57 (33.33%) JMeter
7 56 (32.75%) Selenium
8 47 (27.49%) BDD
9 44 (25.73%) User Acceptance Testing
10 41 (23.98%) TDD
11 39 (22.81%) Jenkins
12 38 (22.22%) Cucumber
13 37 (21.64%) JavaScript
14 36 (21.05%) JUnit
14 36 (21.05%) QA
15 33 (19.30%) Banking
16 32 (18.71%) Test Scripting
17 31 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
18 30 (17.54%) Web Services
19 29 (16.96%) JIRA
20 28 (16.37%) Git (software)
20 28 (16.37%) LoadRunner
20 28 (16.37%) Finance
20 28 (16.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
21 27 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
21 27 (15.79%) Performance Testing
22 26 (15.20%) Python
22 26 (15.20%) REST
23 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
24 22 (12.87%) RESTful

Non-Functional Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (8.19%) Confluence
2 13 (7.60%) Apache
3 7 (4.09%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.92%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.34%) CMS
5 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.58%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Mingle
1 2 (1.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.58%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (14.62%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.09%) Office 365
4 2 (1.17%) BlazeMeter
4 2 (1.17%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) npm
5 1 (0.58%) SaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Sauce Labs
5 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) HTTP
1 13 (7.60%) TCP/IP
2 9 (5.26%) Firewall
3 4 (2.34%) SMS
4 2 (1.17%) FTP
4 2 (1.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.09%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.51%) Redis
5 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
8 2 (1.17%) Big Data
8 2 (1.17%) DB2
8 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.58%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.58%) HBase
9 1 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 57 (33.33%) JMeter
2 56 (32.75%) Selenium
3 39 (22.81%) Jenkins
4 38 (22.22%) Cucumber
5 36 (21.05%) JUnit
6 29 (16.96%) JIRA
7 28 (16.37%) Git (software)
7 28 (16.37%) LoadRunner
8 16 (9.36%) WebDriver
9 15 (8.77%) Gatling
9 15 (8.77%) Mockito
10 14 (8.19%) Gradle
11 12 (7.02%) Protractor
11 12 (7.02%) SoapUI
12 11 (6.43%) NUnit
13 8 (4.68%) Appium
13 8 (4.68%) Maven
14 6 (3.51%) HP UFT
14 6 (3.51%) Zephyr
15 5 (2.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (19.30%) Banking
2 28 (16.37%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.92%) Front Office
5 3 (1.75%) Publishing
6 2 (1.17%) Billing
6 2 (1.17%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (27.49%) Analyst
2 43 (25.15%) Developer
3 40 (23.39%) Test Analyst
4 21 (12.28%) Java Developer
5 19 (11.11%) Tester
6 16 (9.36%) Developer in Test
7 15 (8.77%) Test Leader
8 14 (8.19%) Test Engineer
8 14 (8.19%) Test Manager
9 9 (5.26%) Automation Tester
10 7 (4.09%) QA Leader
11 6 (3.51%) Scala Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Test Automation Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (2.92%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.92%) Consultant
12 5 (2.92%) Selenium Automation Tester
12 5 (2.92%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.54%) Web Services
2 26 (15.20%) REST
3 22 (12.87%) RESTful
4 18 (10.53%) Gherkin
4 18 (10.53%) HTML
5 17 (9.94%) Spring
6 14 (8.19%) Dropwizard
7 13 (7.60%) Guice
7 13 (7.60%) Ratpack
8 10 (5.85%) .NET
8 10 (5.85%) RESTEasy
8 10 (5.85%) XML
9 9 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.68%) JSON
11 7 (4.09%) React
12 6 (3.51%) Akka
12 6 (3.51%) HTML5
12 6 (3.51%) Node.js
12 6 (3.51%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (2.34%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.94%) Mobile App
2 13 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.60%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.34%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.34%) iPad
5 4 (2.34%) iPhone
6 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.75%) Derivative
6 3 (1.75%) Equities
6 3 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.75%) NHS
6 3 (1.75%) PDA
6 3 (1.75%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.17%) PlayStation
7 2 (1.17%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Fintech
8 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.70%) Unix
2 9 (5.26%) Android
2 9 (5.26%) Windows
3 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (61.40%) Test Automation
2 104 (60.82%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (42.69%) Functional Testing
4 62 (36.26%) Scrum
5 47 (27.49%) BDD
6 44 (25.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (23.98%) TDD
8 32 (18.71%) Test Scripting
9 31 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (16.37%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 27 (15.79%) Continuous Delivery
11 27 (15.79%) Performance Testing
12 19 (11.11%) Open Source
12 19 (11.11%) Pair Programming
12 19 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 19 (11.11%) Test Strategy
13 17 (9.94%) API Testing
13 17 (9.94%) Kanban
13 17 (9.94%) OWASP
13 17 (9.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.67%) Java
2 37 (21.64%) JavaScript
3 26 (15.20%) Python
4 22 (12.87%) SQL
5 19 (11.11%) C#
5 19 (11.11%) Ruby
6 16 (9.36%) Groovy
7 13 (7.60%) Scala
8 3 (1.75%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.58%) ES6
10 1 (0.58%) Perl
10 1 (0.58%) PHP
10 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 14 (8.19%) Security Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.68%) Degree
5 5 (2.92%) ISEB
6 3 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.75%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (21.05%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.58%) HL7
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (9.94%) Docker
2 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (9.36%) Kubernetes
2 13 (7.60%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (2.92%) CA Service Virtualization
3 5 (2.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (2.34%) logstash
5 3 (1.75%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (1.75%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.75%) SCCM
6 2 (1.17%) Kibana
6 2 (1.17%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.58%) Grafana
7 1 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.58%) Nagios
7 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (11.11%) HP
2 11 (6.43%) Oracle
3 10 (5.85%) Atlassian
4 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 7 (4.09%) SAP
6 6 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.92%) Concur
7 5 (2.92%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (2.34%) Murex
9 3 (1.75%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.75%) Charles River
9 3 (1.75%) Citrix
10 2 (1.17%) Cognos
10 2 (1.17%) F5
10 2 (1.17%) Sonatype
10 2 (1.17%) VMware
11 1 (0.58%) CA
11 1 (0.58%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.58%) Perforce
11 1 (0.58%) TIBCO