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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 62 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.20% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £320 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £32.50
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
573 508 454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.51% 76.97% 71.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 318 304
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £560 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +57.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.73 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.01 £49.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Confluence
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
2 2 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle CRM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) QA Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle