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 26 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 97 97 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 -22
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 5 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 0.56% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.66% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £450 £338 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +28.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +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 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
1164 1362 792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 85.34% 85.02% 79.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 781 953 512
Median daily rate £420 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 28 19
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +20.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.52 £10.66 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.04 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (30.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) JMeter
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Spring
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy

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%) LiveCycle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) JMeter
4 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (20.00%) Maven
4 2 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
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%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) NHS
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (20.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Defect Management
5 1 (10.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISEB
2 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (10.00%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) HP