The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 28 June 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 58
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.40% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.45% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £345 £340
% change year-on-year +13.04% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £103.25
% change year-on-year - -61.25%  

Non-Functional Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 429 660 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 86.84% 89.07% 85.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1373 1653 1164
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £538 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 67 33
Median hourly rate £47.50 £51.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.76% +14.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £20.40 £40.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £52.25 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Non-Functional Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Non-Functional Testing in West Sussex

Non-Functional Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Non-Functional Testing in West Sussex