Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 457 414 309
Rank change year-on-year -43 -105 +76
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 183 202 338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.45% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 0.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 141 242
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £306 £300
90th Percentile £600 £675 £600
England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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 40998 38993 38736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 86.99% 86.21% 83.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 29810 27960 27683
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £313 £305 £288
90th Percentile £675 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.47% +5.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 406 463
London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.89 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +9.45% +11.11%
10th Percentile £13.33 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.80 £50.07 £50.00
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.43 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.76% +8.58% +18.42%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Central London +10 37 £531 +6.25% 7
West London +3 16 £525 +31.27% 2
South London -40 3 £374 -1.64% 1
East London -10 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 96 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
1 96 (52.46%) Test Automation
2 74 (40.44%) Functional Testing
3 65 (35.52%) Java
4 55 (30.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (25.68%) Selenium
6 44 (24.04%) Scrum
7 43 (23.50%) Finance
8 42 (22.95%) TDD
9 40 (21.86%) Banking
9 40 (21.86%) JMeter
10 39 (21.31%) Cucumber
11 38 (20.77%) LoadRunner
12 37 (20.22%) QA
12 37 (20.22%) Test Scripting
13 35 (19.13%) BDD
13 35 (19.13%) Test Strategy
13 35 (19.13%) JIRA
14 33 (18.03%) HP
15 32 (17.49%) JavaScript
16 31 (16.94%) Performance Testing
17 29 (15.85%) Linux
18 28 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
18 28 (15.30%) Jenkins
19 26 (14.21%) Python
20 25 (13.66%) HTML
21 24 (13.11%) SQL
21 24 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
21 24 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
22 23 (12.57%) Integration Testing

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 16 (8.74%) Confluence
2 15 (8.20%) Apache
3 8 (4.37%) CMS
4 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.73%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.73%) WildFly
5 4 (2.19%) SAS
6 3 (1.64%) Drupal
6 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.55%) Liferay
8 1 (0.55%) nginx
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.19%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.09%) Mingle
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) RMDS
2 3 (1.64%) Markit EDM
3 2 (1.09%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) Office 365
3 3 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.01%) HTTP
2 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.64%) Firewall
3 3 (1.64%) SMS
4 2 (1.09%) FTP
4 2 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (1.09%) WAAS
5 1 (0.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.46%) NoSQL
2 9 (4.92%) Oracle Database
3 8 (4.37%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.83%) Big Data
4 7 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (3.28%) Redis
6 4 (2.19%) MySQL
6 4 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.09%) DB2
7 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.09%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.55%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.55%) HBase
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 47 (25.68%) Selenium
2 40 (21.86%) JMeter
3 39 (21.31%) Cucumber
4 38 (20.77%) LoadRunner
5 35 (19.13%) JIRA
6 28 (15.30%) Jenkins
7 23 (12.57%) JUnit
8 22 (12.02%) WebDriver
9 21 (11.48%) Git (software)
10 16 (8.74%) Gradle
11 14 (7.65%) Maven
12 11 (6.01%) Appium
12 11 (6.01%) Mockito
13 9 (4.92%) HP UFT
13 9 (4.92%) TeamCity
14 8 (4.37%) Protractor
14 8 (4.37%) SoapUI
15 7 (3.83%) Gatling
16 6 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (3.28%) NUnit
General
1 43 (23.50%) Finance
2 40 (21.86%) Banking
3 16 (8.74%) Front Office
4 12 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 2 (1.09%) Publishing
6 2 (1.09%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Back Office
7 1 (0.55%) Electronics
7 1 (0.55%) Law
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.55%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (27.32%) Analyst
2 49 (26.78%) Developer
3 37 (20.22%) Test Analyst
4 24 (13.11%) Java Developer
5 23 (12.57%) Test Manager
6 15 (8.20%) Developer in Test
7 14 (7.65%) Tester
8 13 (7.10%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.01%) Test Leader
10 9 (4.92%) Angular Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Senior Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Automation Analyst
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Senior Java Developer
13 6 (3.28%) Architect
13 6 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (3.28%) Test Automation Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.73%) Solutions Architect
14 5 (2.73%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.66%) HTML
2 23 (12.57%) REST
3 20 (10.93%) Web Services
4 18 (9.84%) Gherkin
4 18 (9.84%) RESTful
5 17 (9.29%) AngularJS
6 12 (6.56%) Spring
7 10 (5.46%) .NET
7 10 (5.46%) HTML5
7 10 (5.46%) React
8 9 (4.92%) CSS
9 8 (4.37%) Dropwizard
9 8 (4.37%) Guice
9 8 (4.37%) Ratpack
10 7 (3.83%) JSON
10 7 (3.83%) Kafka
10 7 (3.83%) XML
11 6 (3.28%) Akka
11 6 (3.28%) Middleware
11 6 (3.28%) RESTEasy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.46%) Equities
3 10 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (4.37%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.73%) Credit Risk
5 5 (2.73%) Digital TV
5 5 (2.73%) Mobile Banking
5 5 (2.73%) PDA
5 5 (2.73%) STB
6 4 (2.19%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.64%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (1.09%) Device Driver
8 2 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.09%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.09%) iPad
8 2 (1.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 29 (15.85%) Linux
2 19 (10.38%) Unix
3 18 (9.84%) Windows
4 8 (4.37%) Windows Server
5 7 (3.83%) Android
6 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
1 96 (52.46%) Test Automation
2 74 (40.44%) Functional Testing
3 55 (30.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 44 (24.04%) Scrum
5 42 (22.95%) TDD
6 37 (20.22%) Test Scripting
7 35 (19.13%) BDD
7 35 (19.13%) Test Strategy
8 31 (16.94%) Performance Testing
9 28 (15.30%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (13.11%) Continuous Delivery
10 24 (13.11%) System Integration Testing
11 23 (12.57%) Integration Testing
11 23 (12.57%) Regression Testing
12 19 (10.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 17 (9.29%) Multithreading
13 17 (9.29%) Software Testing
14 16 (8.74%) System Testing
14 16 (8.74%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 65 (35.52%) Java
2 32 (17.49%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.21%) Python
4 24 (13.11%) SQL
5 14 (7.65%) C#
6 10 (5.46%) Groovy
6 10 (5.46%) Ruby
7 8 (4.37%) Scala
8 5 (2.73%) C
8 5 (2.73%) C++
8 5 (2.73%) ES6
8 5 (2.73%) PHP
9 2 (1.09%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) ISTQB
2 16 (8.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (6.56%) Degree
4 11 (6.01%) ISEB
5 10 (5.46%) SC Cleared
6 7 (3.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.19%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.64%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.55%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (20.22%) QA
2 2 (1.09%) MiFID
2 2 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.20%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (12.02%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (4.37%) Kubernetes
3 6 (3.28%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 5 (2.73%) CA Service Virtualization
4 5 (2.73%) HP SiteScope
4 5 (2.73%) SCCM
5 3 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 3 (1.64%) Perfmon
6 2 (1.09%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.55%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (18.03%) HP
2 16 (8.74%) Oracle
3 12 (6.56%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.83%) IBM
4 7 (3.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.19%) Citrix
5 4 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.19%) SAP
6 3 (1.64%) New Relic
7 2 (1.09%) Charles River
7 2 (1.09%) Cognos
7 2 (1.09%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.09%) Murex
7 2 (1.09%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.55%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.55%) Perforce
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.55%) Teradata
8 1 (0.55%) Vermilion
8 1 (0.55%) VMware