The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 58 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 1.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £135 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £335 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -16.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
524 513 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.25% 79.78% 73.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 329 280
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 16
Median hourly rate £29.00 £15.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.33% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Non-Functional Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Non-Functional Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Data Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Data Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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