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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 76 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 22 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.49% 0.45% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.52% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 10
Average daily rate £450 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £470 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £70.00 £155.00
% change year-on-year
- -54.83%
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
1236 965 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 83.74% 86.39% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 846 699 471
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £35.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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
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 5 February 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (52.63%) JMeter
2 18 (47.37%) LoadRunner
2 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (47.37%) Functional Testing
3 17 (44.74%) JIRA
3 17 (44.74%) Ruby
4 16 (42.11%) Java
5 15 (39.47%) Selenium
5 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
6 14 (36.84%) QA
6 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
6 14 (36.84%) Python
7 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
8 12 (31.58%) .NET
9 10 (26.32%) Oracle
10 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
11 8 (21.05%) Confluence
11 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
11 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (21.05%) PKI
11 8 (21.05%) Perl
11 8 (21.05%) SNMP
11 8 (21.05%) C
11 8 (21.05%) C#
11 8 (21.05%) Windows
11 8 (21.05%) Linux
11 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
11 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
11 8 (21.05%) HP UFT

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (21.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (52.63%) JMeter
2 18 (47.37%) LoadRunner
3 17 (44.74%) JIRA
4 15 (39.47%) Cucumber
4 15 (39.47%) Selenium
5 8 (21.05%) HP UFT
5 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
6 7 (18.42%) SoapUI
7 6 (15.79%) Gatling
7 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 6 (15.79%) Maven
7 6 (15.79%) SilkPerformer
7 6 (15.79%) The Grinder
7 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
7 6 (15.79%) VisualVM
7 6 (15.79%) YourKit
8 4 (10.53%) Oracle APEX
8 4 (10.53%) WebDriver
9 3 (7.89%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (2.63%) Burp Suite
General
1 3 (7.89%) Banking
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Analyst
1 15 (39.47%) Test Analyst
2 13 (34.21%) Test Leader
3 10 (26.32%) Tester
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Analyst
4 9 (23.68%) Performance Test Analyst
5 7 (18.42%) Test Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Non-Functional Tester
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) Performance Test Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) QA Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) QA Engineer
6 6 (15.79%) QA Test Analyst
6 6 (15.79%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (13.16%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Test Manager
9 2 (5.26%) Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (5.26%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 6 (15.79%) AngularJS
2 6 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 6 (15.79%) Spring
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.05%) Linux
1 8 (21.05%) Mac OS X
1 8 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
3 9 (23.68%) Performance Testing
4 8 (21.05%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (21.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 6 (15.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (10.53%) Automation Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.53%) Stress Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.26%) BDD
9 2 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (5.26%) TDD
9 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) Ruby
2 16 (42.11%) Java
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
3 14 (36.84%) Python
4 8 (21.05%) C
4 8 (21.05%) C#
4 8 (21.05%) Perl
4 8 (21.05%) Shell Script
5 6 (15.79%) CoffeeScript
5 6 (15.79%) Scala
5 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) VBA
5 6 (15.79%) VBScript
6 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) ISEB
1 7 (18.42%) ISTQB
2 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (36.84%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) GPG13
2 1 (2.63%) WAI
2 1 (2.63%) WCAG
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle
2 7 (18.42%) HP
3 6 (15.79%) AppDynamics
3 6 (15.79%) Dynatrace
3 6 (15.79%) IBM
3 6 (15.79%) New Relic
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft