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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 97 87 85
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 11 18 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.98% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.23% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 3
Median daily rate £375 £378 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% +17.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.18% +2.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 - £32.50
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
1488 1466 1056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.03% 79.59% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 879 657
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 29
Median hourly rate £15.00 £33.64 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.41% +136.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.35 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.60 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

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 26 September 2016.

Non-Functional Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Non-Functional Testing
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Non-Functional Testing within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wigan - 1 - -
Non-Functional Testing
North West

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) QA
5 5 (25.00%) Selenium
5 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) ISEB
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.00%) Banking
7 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (15.00%) JIRA
7 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Degree

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 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 2 (10.00%) JUnit
4 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 2 (10.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.00%) TestNG
5 1 (5.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Test Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Test Leader
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Lead
4 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
4 2 (10.00%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) SAP Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) XML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Test Management
2 8 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Test Strategy
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Validation
7 2 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) SDLC
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
1 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik