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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 74 66 76
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 9 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.82% 1.90% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 2.22% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 6
Median daily rate £338 £450 £308
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +46.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £307 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £591 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £385
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -15.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
927 1214 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.58% 85.25% 85.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 829 679
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £566 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.46% -1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £12.01 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.45 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Project Management
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Unix
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) QA
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
7 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Ruby
7 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (20.00%) Migration
7 3 (20.00%) Linux
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) JMeter
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) ISEB
7 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 (6.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) GitHub
2 1 (6.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 3 (20.00%) JMeter
2 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) Robot Framework
3 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
3 2 (13.33%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) Hudson
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (6.67%) TestComplete
4 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) WatiN
4 1 (6.67%) WATIR
General
1 2 (13.33%) Games
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Project Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) REST
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Unix
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Manual Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) User Stories
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) Ruby
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) XPath
4 2 (13.33%) XQuery
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.67%) Perl
5 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) VMware