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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Non-Functional Testing over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Non-Functional Testing
Rank 86 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.21% - 0.076%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £435
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -25.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Non-Functional Testing
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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
1037 838 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 71.47% 74.96% 69.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 650 432 439
Average daily rate £350 £348 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 51
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.63 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.13 £33.00 £82.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% -

Non-Functional Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Non-Functional Testing across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware