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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
North West / Manchester
Rank - 84 87
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 0 19 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 1.06% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.24% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £295 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.10%
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £70.00

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
1104 1527 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 82.20% 85.07% 78.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 702 891 699
Median daily rate £400 £381 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +1.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 39 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.89% +61.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Teradata
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) SAS
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing

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 (28.57%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) ETL Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) QA Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QA Test Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Data Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Teradata Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Test Strategy
2 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Defect Management
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Teradata