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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 103 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.24% 0.56% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.70% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £450 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 - £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
1402 1572 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 84.76% 80.25% 75.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 903 700
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 32
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

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 10 December 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 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Test Management
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) Selenium
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) Analytics
6 2 (12.50%) TestNG
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 2 (12.50%) Maven

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 (12.50%) SAS
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) FTP
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
1 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) JUnit
2 2 (12.50%) Maven
2 2 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) TestNG
3 1 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Test Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) ETL Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Data Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Test Leader
5 1 (6.25%) SAS Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Test Strategy
2 6 (37.50%) Test Management
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (12.50%) Data Analytics
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Performance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Java
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) ISEB
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle
1 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
1 2 (12.50%) Teradata
1 2 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) IBM