The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 84 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 7 21 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 1.34% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 3
Median daily rate £288 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £700 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.88% +2.98%
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 Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
991 1368 952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.99% 87.13% 81.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 658 911 652
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% -3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Leeds region.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) Selenium
4 5 (50.00%) XML
4 5 (50.00%) Unix
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) QA
5 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) XQuery
7 2 (20.00%) ISEB
7 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 2 (20.00%) JMeter
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (20.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (20.00%) JMeter
3 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (20.00%) Robot Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
4 2 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) XPath
3 2 (20.00%) XQuery
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware