Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 458 430 353
Rank change year-on-year -28 -77 +85
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 186 151 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.44% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 191
London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £313
90th Percentile £621 £638 £600
England median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
London median hourly rate £65.00 - -
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 39,792 34,367 37,315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 87.29% 86.46% 86.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28,772 24,667 27,027
London median daily rate £500 £475 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.83% +1.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 388 391
London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.05% +9.49%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.68 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.50 £52.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.50 £23.62
% change year-on-year -13.73% +7.98% +12.45%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -39 26 £425 - 19
South London -35 15 £475 +11.76% 1
West London -33 13 £525 +5.00% 11
East London - 7 £425 -
Non-Functional Testing
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 109 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 91 (48.92%) Functional Testing
4 59 (31.72%) Java
4 59 (31.72%) JMeter
5 58 (31.18%) Scrum
6 55 (29.57%) Selenium
7 52 (27.96%) BDD
8 45 (24.19%) TDD
9 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (20.43%) Performance Testing
10 38 (20.43%) Finance
11 37 (19.89%) JavaScript
11 37 (19.89%) Cucumber
12 36 (19.35%) JIRA
13 35 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (18.82%) SQL
13 35 (18.82%) Jenkins
14 32 (17.20%) QA
15 29 (15.59%) RESTful
15 29 (15.59%) Continuous Delivery
16 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
17 27 (14.52%) WebDriver
17 27 (14.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
18 26 (13.98%) REST
18 26 (13.98%) Web Services
19 25 (13.44%) SoapUI
20 24 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
20 24 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
20 24 (12.90%) JUnit

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 18 (9.68%) Confluence
2 10 (5.38%) Apache
2 10 (5.38%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (5.38%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.76%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.23%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.15%) Mule
6 3 (1.61%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 3 (1.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Spark
7 2 (1.08%) CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.54%) Drupal
8 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
1 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.61%) Oracle Retail
3 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.08%) NetSuite
3 2 (1.08%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.54%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.54%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.90%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.99%) Office 365
4 8 (4.30%) Sauce Labs
5 4 (2.15%) BrowserStack
6 3 (1.61%) SaaS
6 3 (1.61%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (1.08%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (1.08%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.54%) Akamai
8 1 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.06%) SMS
2 10 (5.38%) HTTP
2 10 (5.38%) TCP/IP
3 9 (4.84%) Firewall
4 3 (1.61%) Internet
5 2 (1.08%) WLAN
6 1 (0.54%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.53%) Apache Cassandra
1 14 (7.53%) NoSQL
2 8 (4.30%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.76%) Data Mining
3 7 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.69%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.08%) Apache Kudu
7 2 (1.08%) Big Data
7 2 (1.08%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.08%) Hazelcast
7 2 (1.08%) Impala
7 2 (1.08%) MySQL
7 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.54%) HBase
8 1 (0.54%) InterSystems Cache
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 59 (31.72%) JMeter
2 55 (29.57%) Selenium
3 37 (19.89%) Cucumber
4 36 (19.35%) JIRA
5 35 (18.82%) Jenkins
6 27 (14.52%) WebDriver
7 25 (13.44%) SoapUI
8 24 (12.90%) JUnit
8 24 (12.90%) LoadRunner
9 20 (10.75%) Git (software)
10 15 (8.06%) Protractor
11 12 (6.45%) Visual Studio
12 11 (5.91%) Gatling
12 11 (5.91%) Mockito
13 10 (5.38%) Gradle
14 8 (4.30%) Burp Suite
15 7 (3.76%) Maven
15 7 (3.76%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (3.23%) NUnit
17 5 (2.69%) Zephyr
General
1 38 (20.43%) Finance
2 24 (12.90%) Banking
3 9 (4.84%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.69%) Advertising
5 4 (2.15%) Retail
6 3 (1.61%) Front Office
6 3 (1.61%) German Language
6 3 (1.61%) Law
6 3 (1.61%) Legal
7 2 (1.08%) Publishing
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 45 (24.19%) Analyst
2 33 (17.74%) Test Analyst
3 30 (16.13%) Tester
4 29 (15.59%) Developer
5 28 (15.05%) Test Leader
6 16 (8.60%) Java Developer
7 15 (8.06%) Test Engineer
8 13 (6.99%) Test Manager
9 12 (6.45%) Automation Tester
10 9 (4.84%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (4.30%) Agile Tester
12 7 (3.76%) Banking Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) QA Leader
12 7 (3.76%) SharePoint Developer
13 6 (3.23%) Agile Java Developer
13 6 (3.23%) Consultant
13 6 (3.23%) Financial Analyst
13 6 (3.23%) Performance Test Leader
13 6 (3.23%) Selenium Automation Tester
13 6 (3.23%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.59%) RESTful
2 26 (13.98%) REST
2 26 (13.98%) Web Services
3 19 (10.22%) XML
4 18 (9.68%) Dropwizard
5 17 (9.14%) Gherkin
6 13 (6.99%) Spring
7 11 (5.91%) HTML
8 10 (5.38%) JSON
9 9 (4.84%) AngularJS
10 8 (4.30%) Elastic Stack
10 8 (4.30%) Java EE
10 8 (4.30%) SOAP
11 7 (3.76%) Guice
11 7 (3.76%) Ratpack
12 5 (2.69%) .NET
12 5 (2.69%) FpML
12 5 (2.69%) RESTEasy
13 4 (2.15%) CSS
14 3 (1.61%) FIXML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (9.14%) Data Centre
3 15 (8.06%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.76%) Fixed Income
5 6 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.15%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (1.61%) NHS
7 3 (1.61%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.61%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.08%) Fintech
8 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (1.08%) iPad
8 2 (1.08%) iPhone
8 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) CMDB
9 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.54%) Derivative
9 1 (0.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.22%) Unix
2 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
2 8 (4.30%) Windows
3 7 (3.76%) Android
4 6 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (54.84%) Test Automation
3 91 (48.92%) Functional Testing
4 58 (31.18%) Scrum
5 52 (27.96%) BDD
6 45 (24.19%) TDD
7 40 (21.51%) Continuous Integration
8 38 (20.43%) Performance Testing
9 35 (18.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 29 (15.59%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (15.05%) Test Scripting
12 27 (14.52%) Operational Acceptance Testing
13 24 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (11.83%) API Testing
15 21 (11.29%) Kanban
16 19 (10.22%) Scenario Testing
16 19 (10.22%) Security Testing
16 19 (10.22%) Software Testing
17 17 (9.14%) Acceptance Criteria
17 17 (9.14%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (31.72%) Java
2 37 (19.89%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.82%) SQL
4 17 (9.14%) C#
4 17 (9.14%) Groovy
4 17 (9.14%) Python
5 15 (8.06%) Ruby
6 8 (4.30%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.76%) Shell Script
8 5 (2.69%) Scala
9 4 (2.15%) Java 8
10 3 (1.61%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.08%) ES6
11 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.54%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.54%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) ISTQB
2 16 (8.60%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.53%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.45%) ISEB
5 11 (5.91%) Degree
6 3 (1.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.20%) QA
2 8 (4.30%) SLA
3 4 (2.15%) GDPR
4 2 (1.08%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.54%) HL7
5 1 (0.54%) MiFID
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (8.06%) Docker
2 4 (2.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (7.53%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.45%) HP ALM
3 11 (5.91%) logstash
4 9 (4.84%) Kibana
5 6 (3.23%) Prometheus
6 4 (2.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (1.61%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.54%) Ansible
9 1 (0.54%) Grafana
9 1 (0.54%) ITRS Geneos
9 1 (0.54%) Nagios
9 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.54%) Puppet
9 1 (0.54%) SCCM
9 1 (0.54%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (9.14%) Oracle
2 13 (6.99%) HP
3 12 (6.45%) Atlassian
4 11 (5.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (4.84%) Concur
5 9 (4.84%) SAP
6 8 (4.30%) Murex
7 7 (3.76%) Nintex
8 5 (2.69%) SOASTA, Inc
9 4 (2.15%) Hyperion
9 4 (2.15%) MuleSoft
10 3 (1.61%) AppDynamics
10 3 (1.61%) VMware
11 2 (1.08%) F5
11 2 (1.08%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.08%) Tableau
12 1 (0.54%) CA
12 1 (0.54%) Citrix
12 1 (0.54%) TIBCO