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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 93 87 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 10 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 0.77% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.01% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £409 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £44.22 £82.25
% change year-on-year
-1.61% -46.24%
Non-Functional Testing
North West

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
1502 1291 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 81.76% 76.53% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 912 696 548
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 £300 £270 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 42
Median hourly rate £26.50 £16.16 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.95% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.00 £11.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £37.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Non-Functional Testing.

1 17 (58.62%) Retail
2 13 (44.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
4 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (31.03%) HP
5 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
5 8 (27.59%) Test Management
6 7 (24.14%) QA
6 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
6 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
7 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
7 6 (20.69%) JIRA
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
10 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
11 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
11 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
11 2 (6.90%) Web Services
11 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.90%) SQL
11 2 (6.90%) Oracle
11 2 (6.90%) Rational Performance Tester

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BPC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
1 1 (3.45%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (24.14%) LoadRunner
2 6 (20.69%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (3.45%) JMeter
General
1 17 (58.62%) Retail
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Test Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Manager
2 8 (27.59%) Performance Test Manager
3 6 (20.69%) Delivery Manager
3 6 (20.69%) QA Manager
3 6 (20.69%) QA Test Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Performance Test Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Test Automation Manager
5 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Environment Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Performance Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 11 (37.93%) Test Strategy
3 9 (31.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (27.59%) Risk Management
4 8 (27.59%) Test Management
5 7 (24.14%) Defect Management
5 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
6 6 (20.69%) Programme Management
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
10 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
10 2 (6.90%) Demand Management
10 2 (6.90%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 2 (6.90%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
11 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) IBM
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
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