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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 106 97 72
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 5 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.33% 0.59% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.68% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £325 £300 £243
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £320 £283
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £103.25 £12.55
% change year-on-year
-61.25% +722.70%
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
1318 1314 981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 87.98% 85.99% 84.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 977 702
Median daily rate £425 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.89 £9.25 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £175.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 27 June 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 5 (35.71%) QA
4 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 4 (28.57%) SQL
5 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
7 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (7.14%) Replication
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Change Management

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 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) LiveCycle
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 5 (35.71%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Appium
5 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) OAT Tester
3 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (7.14%) OAT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) REST
1 2 (14.29%) SOAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) CMDB
1 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (42.86%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Test Management
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) ETL
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 5 (35.71%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (7.14%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) BMC
1 1 (7.14%) HP