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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.11% 0.55% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.36% 0.72% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 0
Median daily rate £150 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.66% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £103.25 £12.55
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +722.70%
Non-Functional Testing
West Midlands

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
664 559 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.18% 77.00% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 465 370 310
Median daily rate £375 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.29 £19.50 £7.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Java
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
1 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) MS Office
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
3 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (53.33%) BDD
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (53.33%) QA Automation
3 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle
4 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 2 (13.33%) Office 365
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) SLA
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) Finance
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM

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 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
1 8 (53.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Selenium
2 9 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 8 (53.33%) WebDriver
4 1 (6.67%) JMeter
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 8 (53.33%) Automation Tester
2 8 (53.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (53.33%) QA Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
4 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle CRM Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (53.33%) BDD
2 8 (53.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (53.33%) QA Automation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) SOA
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft