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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 78 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 11 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 1.38% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 1.63% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 3
Median daily rate £356 £450 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +63.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £291 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £518 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
928 1164 989
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.90% 84.53% 86.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 810 693
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 11
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.61 £10.20 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £19.44 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

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 25 February 2017.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
6 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
6 5 (27.78%) JMeter
6 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
6 5 (27.78%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) .NET
7 4 (22.22%) Unix
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (22.22%) BDD
8 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
8 3 (16.67%) SDLC
8 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Linux
8 3 (16.67%) PHP
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) XML

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 2 (11.11%) Confluence
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 5 (27.78%) JMeter
2 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
3 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 3 (16.67%) FitNesse
5 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 2 (11.11%) Robot Framework
5 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 2 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) JUnit
6 1 (5.56%) NUnit
6 1 (5.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
6 1 (5.56%) WatiN
6 1 (5.56%) WATIR
General
1 2 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Tester
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Java Architect
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Splunk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
4 1 (5.56%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) REST
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Manual Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 4 (22.22%) BDD
6 4 (22.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 3 (16.67%) SDLC
7 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (16.67%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) DevOps
8 2 (11.11%) Kanban
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) PHP
3 3 (16.67%) Ruby
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 2 (11.11%) XQuery
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Splunk
2 2 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft