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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 104 76 78
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.060% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£338 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £339 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.32% -3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1373 821 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 82.12% 81.21% 79.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 540 406
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 15 27
Average hourly rate £15.25 £11.43 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.47% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Non-Functional Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Non-Functional Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Splunk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) OAT Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Splunk