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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £320 £135 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+137.03% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £333 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
483 483 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 79.05% 77.90% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 305 270
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 21 12
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.48 £49.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Confluence
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 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%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA