The table below looks at the statistics for Non-Functional Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
North West / Manchester
Rank 93 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 2 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.98% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 1.19% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Median daily rate £450 £351 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.11% +1.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.61% -13.33%
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 Manchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1157 1601 1092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 83.00% 82.40% 76.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 932 671
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 32
Median hourly rate £34.50 £25.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £28.13
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Manchester region.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
2 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) Banking
5 2 (16.67%) Maven
5 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 2 (16.67%) HTML
5 2 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 2 (16.67%) Oracle
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) JUnit
5 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
5 2 (16.67%) SOAP

Non-Functional Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (16.67%) SAS
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) FTP
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
1 2 (16.67%) JUnit
1 2 (16.67%) Maven
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
1 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 2 (16.67%) TestNG
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) ETL Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) QA Manager
3 2 (16.67%) QA Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Test Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (8.33%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Teradata Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 5 (41.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Test Management
3 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
1 2 (16.67%) Teradata
1 2 (16.67%) VMware