Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 465 424
Rank change year-on-year +26 -41 -110
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 202 179 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.38% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.44% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 131 140
London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £361 £306 £306
90th Percentile £600 £600 £675
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 - -
England median hourly rate £62.50 - £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 40,632 41,092 38,885
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.62% 88.04% 87.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 29,322 29,817 27,868
London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £669 £638
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 473 390 413
London median hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £13.31 £13.31 £12.25
90th Percentile £55.69 £50.20 £50.11
England median hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year -6.38% +2.17% +4.55%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -20 25 £475 -10.59% 7
West London +6 22 £515 -1.90% 8
South London +5 22 £475 +27.09% 2
North London - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 132 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (61.88%) Test Automation
3 63 (31.19%) Java
4 60 (29.70%) Performance Testing
4 60 (29.70%) Functional Testing
5 59 (29.21%) Test Strategy
6 58 (28.71%) JMeter
7 53 (26.24%) BDD
8 50 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (24.26%) SQL
10 48 (23.76%) Scrum
10 48 (23.76%) QA
11 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
12 45 (22.28%) Cucumber
12 45 (22.28%) Selenium
13 41 (20.30%) Software Testing
13 41 (20.30%) JIRA
14 38 (18.81%) Banking
14 38 (18.81%) Continuous Delivery
15 36 (17.82%) Finance
15 36 (17.82%) C#
16 35 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
17 34 (16.83%) JavaScript
17 34 (16.83%) RESTful
18 29 (14.36%) Open Source
19 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
20 27 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
20 27 (13.37%) LoadRunner
20 27 (13.37%) TDD
20 27 (13.37%) Problem-Solving

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 (6.93%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (6.44%) Confluence
3 10 (4.95%) Apache Solr
4 9 (4.46%) CMS
5 7 (3.47%) CoreMedia CMS
6 5 (2.48%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.98%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.49%) Apache
8 3 (1.49%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.50%) IIS
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.49%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
1 3 (1.49%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.99%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.50%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.50%) Minerva
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (13.37%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.96%) Sauce Labs
4 6 (2.97%) Office 365
5 5 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.48%) BrowserStack
6 4 (1.98%) Akamai
7 3 (1.49%) BlazeMeter
7 3 (1.49%) GitHub
7 3 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.99%) Apigee
8 2 (0.99%) PaaS
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.50%) IaaS
9 1 (0.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Firewall
1 6 (2.97%) HTTP
2 4 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.50%) Internet
3 1 (0.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.43%) MongoDB
2 14 (6.93%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (6.44%) Relational Database
4 11 (5.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (4.95%) SQL Server
6 8 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.48%) Big Data
8 4 (1.98%) Data Mining
9 3 (1.49%) Hazelcast
9 3 (1.49%) MySQL
9 3 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Kudu
10 1 (0.50%) Impala
10 1 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (28.71%) JMeter
2 47 (23.27%) Jenkins
3 45 (22.28%) Cucumber
3 45 (22.28%) Selenium
4 41 (20.30%) JIRA
5 27 (13.37%) LoadRunner
6 25 (12.38%) Gatling
6 25 (12.38%) SoapUI
7 22 (10.89%) WebDriver
8 21 (10.40%) Git (software)
9 19 (9.41%) SpecFlow
10 15 (7.43%) JUnit
11 9 (4.46%) Subversion
12 8 (3.96%) Protractor
12 8 (3.96%) TeamCity
13 7 (3.47%) Appium
13 7 (3.47%) Burp Suite
13 7 (3.47%) FitNesse
13 7 (3.47%) Mockito
13 7 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (18.81%) Banking
2 36 (17.82%) Finance
3 17 (8.42%) Retail
4 15 (7.43%) Investment Banking
5 10 (4.95%) Advertising
6 7 (3.47%) Games
6 7 (3.47%) Online Betting
7 4 (1.98%) Front Office
8 2 (0.99%) Back Office
8 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.99%) Law
8 2 (0.99%) Legal
8 2 (0.99%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 47 (23.27%) Tester
2 39 (19.31%) Analyst
3 34 (16.83%) Test Manager
4 29 (14.36%) Test Analyst
5 25 (12.38%) Developer
6 18 (8.91%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.92%) Automation Tester
8 11 (5.45%) QA Engineer
8 11 (5.45%) Test Leader
9 10 (4.95%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (4.95%) Java Developer
9 10 (4.95%) Performance Tester
10 9 (4.46%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.46%) Senior Tester
11 7 (3.47%) Agile Tester
11 7 (3.47%) Developer in Test
11 7 (3.47%) Non-Functional Tester
11 7 (3.47%) Senior Automation Tester
12 6 (2.97%) LoadRunner Tester
12 6 (2.97%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.83%) RESTful
2 24 (11.88%) Web Services
3 19 (9.41%) REST
3 19 (9.41%) XML
4 14 (6.93%) .NET
4 14 (6.93%) HTML
5 13 (6.44%) Dropwizard
5 13 (6.44%) Gherkin
6 12 (5.94%) JSON
7 11 (5.45%) CSS
8 10 (4.95%) Java EE
8 10 (4.95%) Spring
9 8 (3.96%) Elastic Stack
9 8 (3.96%) SOAP
10 7 (3.47%) React
11 6 (2.97%) Spring Boot
12 5 (2.48%) AngularJS
12 5 (2.48%) Kafka
13 4 (1.98%) .NET Framework
13 4 (1.98%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.42%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.93%) Data Centre
3 13 (6.44%) User Experience
4 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (5.45%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.47%) Credit Risk
6 7 (3.47%) Online Games
7 6 (2.97%) Equities
8 5 (2.48%) Derivative
8 5 (2.48%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.48%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.98%) Market Risk
9 4 (1.98%) OTC Derivatives
9 4 (1.98%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.49%) Fintech
11 2 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
12 1 (0.50%) Freedom of Information
12 1 (0.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (11.39%) Unix
2 13 (6.44%) Windows
3 10 (4.95%) Apple iOS
4 7 (3.47%) Linux
5 4 (1.98%) Android
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (61.88%) Test Automation
3 60 (29.70%) Functional Testing
3 60 (29.70%) Performance Testing
4 59 (29.21%) Test Strategy
5 53 (26.24%) BDD
6 50 (24.75%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (23.76%) Scrum
8 41 (20.30%) Software Testing
9 38 (18.81%) Continuous Delivery
10 35 (17.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (14.36%) Open Source
12 27 (13.37%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (13.37%) TDD
13 26 (12.87%) DevOps
13 26 (12.87%) Migration
13 26 (12.87%) Test Scripting
14 25 (12.38%) E-Commerce
14 25 (12.38%) Microservices
15 24 (11.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (31.19%) Java
2 49 (24.26%) SQL
3 36 (17.82%) C#
4 34 (16.83%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.41%) Python
6 15 (7.43%) Scala
7 13 (6.44%) Groovy
7 13 (6.44%) Ruby
8 7 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.97%) Apple Swift
10 4 (1.98%) C++
10 4 (1.98%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.49%) Java 8
11 3 (1.49%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.49%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.99%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.99%) VBA
13 1 (0.50%) C
13 1 (0.50%) ES6
Qualifications
1 17 (8.42%) ISTQB
2 15 (7.43%) Degree
3 14 (6.93%) ISEB
4 12 (5.94%) SC Cleared
4 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.48%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (2.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 3 (1.49%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.50%) CCAB
8 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (23.76%) QA
2 4 (1.98%) GDPR
3 3 (1.49%) PMO
3 3 (1.49%) SLA
4 2 (0.99%) PSD2
5 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.50%) MiFID
5 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (11.88%) Docker
2 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.50%) IAG
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (7.92%) Kubernetes
1 16 (7.92%) Prometheus
2 14 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (4.46%) HP ALM
4 8 (3.96%) Kibana
5 7 (3.47%) logstash
6 4 (1.98%) Ansible
7 3 (1.49%) Puppet
8 2 (0.99%) SCCM
8 2 (0.99%) Terraform
8 2 (0.99%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.50%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.50%) CloudHub
9 1 (0.50%) rkt
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.43%) HP
3 14 (6.93%) AppDynamics
3 14 (6.93%) Oracle
4 11 (5.45%) SOASTA, Inc
5 8 (3.96%) Atlassian
6 5 (2.48%) Apple
6 5 (2.48%) Murex
7 4 (1.98%) CA
8 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.99%) Cadence
9 2 (0.99%) Charles River
9 2 (0.99%) Dynatrace
9 2 (0.99%) Google
9 2 (0.99%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.99%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.99%) New Relic
9 2 (0.99%) Nintex
9 2 (0.99%) Splunk
9 2 (0.99%) VMware