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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Non-Functional Testing (NFT)
Rank 94 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing Non-Functional Testing 10 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.54% 1.48% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.93% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 5
Median daily rate £319 £400 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +24.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £349 £323
% change year-on-year
+0.43% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £15.60
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
1478 1244 928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 80.41% 76.60% 73.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 759 527
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 £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £535 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 30
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
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 July 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
Bolton - 1 £325 -
Non-Functional Testing
North West

Non-Functional Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
2 8 (42.11%) Test Management
3 6 (31.58%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Retail
4 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (15.79%) IBM
6 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) Rational Performance Tester
6 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
6 3 (15.79%) QA
6 3 (15.79%) Selenium
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering

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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Performance Tester
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Performance Test Leader
3 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Architect
5 1 (5.26%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Functional Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Defect Management
2 8 (42.11%) Test Management
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
3 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Programme Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
5 3 (15.79%) Validation
6 2 (10.53%) Change Control
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
6 2 (10.53%) Planning and Forecasting
6 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.53%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (10.53%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) IBM
2 3 (15.79%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Telerik