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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 64 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Median daily rate £150 £395 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.02% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
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
639 560 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.35% 74.87% 72.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 360 313
Median daily rate £380 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Median hourly rate £25.00 £41.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (75.00%) Java
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) QA
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter

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 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
1 8 (66.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 8 (66.67%) Automation Tester
2 8 (66.67%) QA Automation Tester
2 8 (66.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle CRM Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) CSS
1 8 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (66.67%) BDD
2 8 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (66.67%) QA Automation
2 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft