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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 64 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% - 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% - 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £400 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £347 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.82% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £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
584 545 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 77.15% 76.22% 72.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 340 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.59 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

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 30 September 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 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
2 8 (80.00%) QA Automation
2 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (80.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) MS Office
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 8 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence

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 (10.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (80.00%) MS Office
1 8 (80.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Cucumber
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
1 8 (80.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) JMeter
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 8 (80.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 8 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 8 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) CRM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle CRM Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Oracle Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
1 8 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Functional Testing
2 8 (80.00%) BDD
2 8 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (80.00%) QA Automation
2 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle